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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1904 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:
First Formal Sculling Race - 1715, Rule Britannia First Performed - 1740, Priestley Discovers Oxygen - 1774, Battle of the Nile - 1798, Regent’s Canal Opens - 1820, Britain abolishes slavery - 1834, First Bank Holiday - 1871, First Mars Bar Made - 1932

Famous and historic events from 1904

The ‘Entente Cordiale’ is signed by Britain and France

Famous Britons born in 1904
Angus McBean
Anna Neagle
Arthur Ramsey
Cary Grant
Cecil Beaton
Charles Hill
Charles Oatley
Frank Cousins
Frederick Ashton
George Formby
Gordon Richards
Graham Greene
Greer Garson
Harold Hobson
Harold Larwood
Jennie Lee
John Gielgud
John MacCormick
John Selwyn Brooke Lloyd
Lawrence Wager
Lester Smith
Max Nicholson
Nancy Mitford
Patrick Hamilton
Reginald Sutcliffe
Sir George Pickering
Sir John Hicks
Sir John Summerson
Waldo Williams

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A Picture of Britain
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Ashes Fever
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Coast
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Churchill

Brit Quote:
The most conservative man in this world is the British trade unionist when you want to change him. - Ernest Bevin
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On this day:
First Formal Sculling Race - 1715, Rule Britannia First Performed - 1740, Priestley Discovers Oxygen - 1774, Battle of the Nile - 1798, Regent’s Canal Opens - 1820, Britain abolishes slavery - 1834, First Bank Holiday - 1871, First Mars Bar Made - 1932
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