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1900s
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1902
Balfour Act: Introduction of state controlled secondary education


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1910s
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1912
Titanic sinks

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1913
Henry Ford introduces first moving assembly line

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1918
World wide flu epidemic kills millions


1918
Franco-British exhibition at White City, London


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1920s
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1920
Prohibition introduced in the US

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1920
1920s 'The Jazz Age'

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1922
Tutankhamun's tomb discovered


1929
Wall Street Crash


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1930s
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1930s
A selection of images from the Daily Herald archive

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1936
Battle of Cable Street, clash between Mosley's BFU and anti-Fascists


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1940s
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1948
Arrival of migrants from the Caribbean aboard Empire Windrush

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1948
National Health service established


1949
NATO founded


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1950s
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1951
Festival of Britain

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1954
Roger Bannister runs first under 4 minute mile


1958
Manchester United involved in Munich air crash


1958
CND launched


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1960s
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1966
First credit card issued in UK


1966
England win the World Cup


1969
Open University founded


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1970s
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1971
Decimal currency introduced in the UK


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1980s
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1981
AIDS virus identified


1981
Brixton riots, Toxteth riots, Liverpool

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1984-5
Miner's strike

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1985
Live Aid concert

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1986
GCSE replaces 'O'levels


1987
First conviction on basis of genetic finger printing


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1990s
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1994
Channel Tunnel opens


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