© National Portrait Gallery, London
Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother
by Samuel Warburton
watercolour on ivory, 1923
4 1/4 in. x 6 1/8 in. (108 mm x 155 mm) triple portrait
Bequeathed by the artist's daughter, Muriel Turnbull, 2001
Stanley Baldwin begins the first of three terms of government as Conservative Prime Minister following the resignation of Andrew Bonar Law.
Art and science
Bolton Wanderers beat West Ham United in the first FA Cup Final at Wembley Stadium. The Cup Final was held at Wembley every year except during the war until 2000.
Hitler attempts to take power in Germany with the Munich Beer Hall Putsch. On the 8th November Hitler and the SA stormed a meeting of the ruling 'triumvirs' forcing them to support a march on Berlin. The coup, however, failed and Hitler was arrested and sentences to five years in prison.