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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1908 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:
Great Storm Kills 10,000 - 1703, HMS Bulwark Explodes in Medway - 1914, Brinks Mat Robbery - 1983

Famous and historic events from 1908

Britain’s first female mayor elected
British Cops’ 1-2-3 in Olympic Tug o’ War
British Find Oil in Persia
First international Beauty Contest
White City Stadium Opens

Famous Britons born in 1908
Anthony Tudor
Celia Johnson
Dan Maskell
David Lean
George Rodger
Ian Fleming
Jeannie Robertson
John Mills
Kenneth Mellanby
Max Wall
Michael Redgrave
Olivia Manning
Quentin Crisp
Rex Harrison
Robert Morley
Sir William Coldstream
Victor Pasmore
Vivian Fuchs

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

Brit Quote:
I would much prefer to be a judge than a coal miner because of the absence of falling coal - Peter Cook
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On this day:
Great Storm Kills 10,000 - 1703, HMS Bulwark Explodes in Medway - 1914, Brinks Mat Robbery - 1983
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