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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1934 that have shaped Britain and its peoples and affected its history. If you feel we have left something out please don't hesitate to let us know.
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On this day:
Eddystone Lighthouse Smashed by Storm - 1703, Britains 1st policewoman goes on duty - 1914, Train Downs Nazi Plane - 1942, Ross McWhirter killed by IRA - 1975, Damilola Taylor Stabbed to Death - 2000

Famous and historic events from 1934

Driving Tests and Speed Limit introduced
First ever Glyndebourne
Night of the Long Knives

Famous Britons born in 1934
Alan Bennett
Alan Bates
Alasdair Gray
Beryl Bainbridge
Brian Epstein
Chris Bonington
Colin Welland
Harrison Birtwistle
Henry Cooper
Ian Richardson
John Hoyland
John Surtees
Judi Dench
Kenneth Baker
Maggie Smith
Mark Boyle
Mary Quant
Nanette Newman
Peter Maxwell Davies
Raymond Briggs
Richard Briers
Sir Bob Reid
Timothy West
Tom Baker
William Mathias

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A Picture of Britain
A Picture of Britain
Ashes Fever
Ashes Fever
Coast
Coast
Churchill
Churchill

Brit Quote:
Prudence is a rich, ugly, old maid courted by incapacity. - William Blake
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On this day:
Eddystone Lighthouse Smashed by Storm - 1703, Britains 1st policewoman goes on duty - 1914, Train Downs Nazi Plane - 1942, Ross McWhirter killed by IRA - 1975, Damilola Taylor Stabbed to Death - 2000
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