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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1911 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:
Edward VI succeeds to throne - 1547, Pall Mall First Street Lit with Gas - 1807, William Burke is hanged - 1829, First Speeding Fine in Britain - 1896, Derek Bentley Hanged - 1953

Famous and historic events from 1911

Chewing Gum first goes on sale
First British-Made Ford Car

Famous Britons born in 1911
Anna Russell
Dame Thora Hird
Denis Burkitt
Flann O'Brien
Frederic Williams
Guy Burgess
J L Austin
James Cameron
Kit Scruton
Max Gluckman
Mervyn Peake
Michael Hordern
Roger Hilton
Sir John Charnley
Terry Thomas
William Golding
William Stearn
Willie Ross

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

Brit Quote:
At the end of the Beatles, I really was done in for the first time in my life. Until then, I really was a kind of cocky sod. - Paul McCartney
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On this day:
Edward VI succeeds to throne - 1547, Pall Mall First Street Lit with Gas - 1807, William Burke is hanged - 1829, First Speeding Fine in Britain - 1896, Derek Bentley Hanged - 1953
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