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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1933 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:
1st Americas Cup - 1851, Total eclipse of the Sun - 1999

Famous and historic events from 1933

Burning of the Reichstag
First Photo of Nessie
First Radio Appeal for Help by Police

Famous Britons born in 1933
Andy Stewart
Barbara Taylor Bradford
Barry Norman
Bill Tidy
Bobby Robson
David Bellamy
David Hopwood
David Storey
Dickie Bird
Don Whillans
Elizabeth Butler-Sloss
Harry Woolf
Joan Bakewell
Joan Collins
Joe Orton
John Barry
John Boorman
John Copley
John Gurdon
John Hall
John Mayall
Michael Aspel
Michael Caine
Michael Heseltine
Peter Haggett
Reggie Kray
Richard Rogers
Ronnie Kray
Sheila Hancock
Stuart Brisley
Thomas C Smout

Recommended Books:

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

Brit Quote:
Heresies are experiments in man's unsatisfied search for truth. - H G Wells
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On this day:
1st Americas Cup - 1851, Total eclipse of the Sun - 1999
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