1930 in the United Kingdom

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Events from the year 1930 in the United Kingdom.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

R101 in flight

Undated[edit]

  • 1930–1935 - Unemployment averages more than 18% in Britain.
  • Housing Act provides government subsidy for slum clearance,[12] and construction of further new council houses as replacements.[13]
  • Start of local authorities' assisted wiring scheme to encourage people to connect their homes to the public electricity supply.[14]
  • Poor Prisoners' Defence Act provides for limited extension of legal aid.
  • Philco produces the first of its "Baby grand" designs of radio of which it will sell two million.[15]

Publications[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 372–373. ISBN 978-0-7126-5616-0. 
  2. ^ "The Fitness League History". Fitness League. Retrieved 2011-01-10. 
  3. ^ Shaw, Alan (29 September 2005). "Kelvin to Weir, and on to GB SYS 2005" (PDF). Royal Society of Edinburgh. Retrieved 2011-01-10. 
  4. ^ a b c d e Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 978-0-14-102715-9. 
  5. ^ Boult, Adrian (1973). My Own Trumpet. London: Hamish Hamilton. p. 99. ISBN 0241024455. 
  6. ^ "St Kilda". National Trust for Scotland. Archived from the original on 31 August 2010. Retrieved 2010-09-10. 
  7. ^ "Miners die in pit explosion". Wolverhampton: Express & Star. Retrieved 2012-08-13. 
  8. ^ "The Labour Party Conference". The Times (45636) (London). 6 October 1930. p. 11. 
  9. ^ Wainwright, M.; Swan, H.T. (1986). "C.G. Paine and the earliest surviving clinical records of penicillin therapy". Medical History 30: 42–56. doi:10.1017/S0025727300045026. PMC 1139580. PMID 3511336. Retrieved 2010-03-15. 
  10. ^ Coburn, Oliver (1950). Youth Hostel Story. London: National Council of Social Service. 
  11. ^ Slapper, Gary (23 June 2008). "The cases that changed Britain: 1917-1954". The Times (London). Retrieved 31 March 2009. 
  12. ^ The History Today Companion to British History. London: Collins & Brown. 1995. p. 391. ISBN 978-1-85585-178-8. 
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  14. ^ Biscoe, John. "History of public supply in the UK". Engineering Timelines. Retrieved 2010-10-12. 
  15. ^ Mahon, Morgan E. (1990). A Flick of the Switch 1930–1950. Antiques Electronics Supply. p. 116. 

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