1954 in the United Kingdom

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1954 in the United Kingdom:
Other years
1952 | 1953 | 1954 (1954) | 1955 | 1956
Individual countries of the United Kingdom
England | Northern Ireland | Scotland | Wales
Sport, Television and music

Events from the year 1954 in the United Kingdom.

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  1. ^ "Comet jet crashes with 35 on board". On This Day. BBC News. 10 January 1954. Archived from the original on 12 January 2008. Retrieved 2008-01-05. 
  2. ^ "New authority for atomic energy". On This Day. BBC News. 12 February 1954. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-06. 
  3. ^ Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 407–408. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2. 
  4. ^ Aldrich, Robert; Wotherspoon, Garry (2001). Who's Who in Contemporary Gay and Lesbian History: from World War II to the Present Day. London: Routledge. p. 445. ISBN 0-415-22974-X. Retrieved 1 December 2010. 
  5. ^ "The Grove Family". Whirligig. Archived from the original on 10 August 2010. Retrieved 2010-07-05. 
  6. ^ "Oxford wins 100th Boat Race". On This Day. BBC News. 3 April 1954. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-06. 
  7. ^ World Football Legends homepage
  8. ^ West Bromwich Albion homepage
  9. ^ [1][dead link]
  10. ^ "Bannister breaks four-minute mile". On This Day. BBC News. 6 May 1954. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-06. 
  11. ^ "Diane Leather". Sporting Heroes. Retrieved 2012-11-12. 
  12. ^ "50 years ago Roger Bannister became a sporting legend with his four-minute mile: Why is his female equivalent just seen as an also-ran?". The Independent (London). 
  13. ^ a b "The Lost Decade Timeline, BBC". Retrieved 2008-02-06. 
  14. ^ a b c d Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 
  15. ^ "Three continents see eclipse of sun". On This Day. BBC News. 30 June 1954. Retrieved 2012-11-12. 
  16. ^ Brown, R. Douglas (1955). The Battle of Crichel Down. London: Bodley Head. 
  17. ^ a b Kynaston, David (2009). Family Britain, 1951-57. London: Bloomsbury. ISBN 978-0-7475-8385-1. 
  18. ^ "Housewives celebrate end of rationing". On This Day. BBC News. 4 July 1954. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-06. 
  19. ^ Munn, Andy. "UKAEA – The First Fifty Years". Caithness.Org. Retrieved 2011-02-05. 
  20. ^ Harwood, Elain (2003). England: a Guide to Post-War Listed Buildings (rev. ed.). London: Batsford. ISBN 0-7134-8818-2. 
  21. ^ Berry, George (1970). Discovering Schools. Tring: Shire Publications. ISBN 0-85263-091-3. 
  22. ^ "National Trust buys remote island". On This Day. BBC News. 3 September 1954. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-06. 
  23. ^ Kennedy, Michael (2001). "Benjamin Britten". In Holden, Amanda (ed.). The New Penguin Opera Guide. London: Penguin. p. 128. ISBN 0-14-029312-4. 
  24. ^ "Plans to dismantle and move the reconstructed roman temple of Mithras to temporary storage, ahead of a more faithful reconstruction, will begin on the 21 November 2011 by Museum of London Archaeology.". Heritage Daily. 18 November 2011. Retrieved 28 December 2012. 
  25. ^ "Plays". Terence Rattigan. Retrieved 2010-07-16. [dead link]
  26. ^ "Chataway beats 5,000m world record". On This Day. BBC News. 13 October 1954. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-06. 
  27. ^ "Ethiopian emperor visits UK". On This Day. BBC News. 14 October 1954. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-06. 
  28. ^ "'Metal fatigue' caused Comet crashes". On This Day. BBC News. 19 October 1954. Retrieved 2012-11-12. 
  29. ^ "Goodwin: The Forgotten Tragedy". National Maritime Museum Cornwall. April 2010. Retrieved 2013-01-28. 
  30. ^ "Wimpy Moments". Wimpy. 2010. Archived from the original on 28 March 2010. Retrieved 2010-07-01. 

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