1921 in the United Kingdom

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1921 in the United Kingdom:
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Events from the year 1921 in the United Kingdom.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

January to June[edit]

July to December[edit]

Undated[edit]

  • National Unemployed Workers' Committee Movement set up by members of the Communist Party.[21]
  • Dentists Act requires the registration of anyone practicing dentistry, making it a fully regulated profession.[22]
  • The Scottish county of Haddingtonshire is renamed East Lothian.
  • An exceptionally dry year over England and Wales with only 629.0 millimetres (24.8 in) being the driest year since 1788 and not approached since - the nearest being 1854 with 672.9 millimetres (26.5 in), 1864 with 703.3 millimetres (27.7 in), 1887 with 669.3 millimetres (26.4 in) and subsequently 1933 with 717.7 millimetres (28.3 in), 1964 with 725.5 millimetres (28.6 in) and 1973 with 739.9 millimetres (29.1 in).[23] In South East England the average was only 396.4 millimetres (15.6 in)[23] with some stations recording less than 300 millimetres (11.8 in).

Publications[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 
  2. ^ Boothroyd, David (2001). Politico's Guide to the History of British Political Parties. London: Politico's Publishing. p. 15. ISBN 1-902301-59-5. 
  3. ^ Statutory Rules & Orders published by authority, 1921, No. 533
  4. ^ Jackson, Alvin (2004). Home Rule - An Irish History. Oxford University Press. p. 198. 
  5. ^ It is estimated that between 1,000 and 2,000 people actually attended the match; Manchester United and Derby County had played immediately beforehand, and some of the spectators for that match had stayed on to watch the Stockport match for free. However, only 13 people paid at the gate to watch the Stockport match by itself, staged here because bottom-of the-League Stockport's home ground had been closed due to earlier crowd trouble. "Two grounds have doubled up on staging League matches on the same day". footballsite.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-05-08. 
  6. ^ "May 10, 1922 in History". BrainyHistory. Retrieved 2012-12-05. 
  7. ^ "Our history". Royal British Legion. Retrieved 2011-02-09. 
  8. ^ Foy, Michael T. Michael Collins's Intelligence War. pp. 214–218. ISBN 0-7509-4267-3. 
  9. ^ "Parades and Marches - Chronology 2: Historical Dates and Events". Conflict Archive on the Internet (CAIN). Retrieved 2010-01-28. 
  10. ^ McDonald, Andrew (1989). "The Geddes Committee and the Formulation of Public Expenditure Policy, 1921–1922". The Historical Journal 32: 643–74. JSTOR 2639537. 
  11. ^ Driggs, Laurence La Tourette (7 September 1921). "The Fall of the Airship". The Outlook (New York) 129: 14–15. Retrieved 2009-07-30. 
  12. ^ Smith, Alfred Emanuel (21 September 1921). "Lessons of the ZR-2". The Outlook (New York) 129: 80, 82. Retrieved 2009-07-30. 
  13. ^ Bishop, Peter (2010-08-19). "History". TheCowsheds.co.uk. Retrieved 2014-02-18. 
  14. ^ "Results : Saturday 27th August 1921". statto.com. Retrieved 2014-02-18. 
  15. ^ Branson, Noreen (1979). Poplarism, 1919-1925: George Lansbury and the councillors' revolt. Lawrence and Wishart. 
  16. ^ Booth, Janine (2009). Guilty and Proud of it - Poplar's Rebel Councillors and Guardians 1919-1925. Merlin Press. ISBN 978-0-85036-694-5. 
  17. ^ "Shackleton Returns to Europe". South-Pole.com. Archived from the original on 11 August 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-19. 
  18. ^ "Fact sheet: Women at Cambridge: A Chronology". University of Cambridge. 2010. Retrieved 2010-09-13. 
  19. ^ Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. pp. 490–491. ISBN 0-304-35730-8. 
  20. ^ The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1921.
  21. ^ The History Today Companion to British History. London: Collins & Brown. 1995. pp. 538–9. ISBN 1-85585-178-4. 
  22. ^ "History of Dental Surgery in Edinburgh". Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Retrieved 2011-01-14. 
  23. ^ a b Hadley Centre. "Monthly England & Wales precipitation". Meteorological Office. Retrieved 2014-02-18. 
  24. ^ Leavis, Q. D. (1965). Fiction and the Reading Public (rev. ed.). London: Chatto & Windus. 

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