1956 in the United Kingdom

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1956 in the United Kingdom:
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Events from the year 1956 in the United Kingdom. The year is dominated by the Suez Crisis.

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  3. ^ "Plans unveiled for homes in Barbican". On This Day. BBC. 24 January 1956. Retrieved 2010-01-31. 
  4. ^ Free Cinema at the British Film Institute's Screenonline
  5. ^ "Cambridge spies' surface in Moscow". On This Day. BBC. 11 February 1956. Retrieved 2007-12-04. 
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  7. ^ "Mills & Work Places". Vale and Dale Keighley. 2007. Retrieved 2011-01-19. 
  8. ^ Philip, Robert (5 April 2002). "Grand National: Devon Loch's place in history". Telegraph. Retrieved 2010-06-30. 
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  10. ^ "Manchester United Clinches First Division Soccer Title". Saskatoon Star-Phoenix. 9 April 1956. Retrieved 2012-10-13. 
  11. ^ Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 410–411. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2. 
  12. ^ Robertson, Patrick (1974). The Shell Book of Firsts. London: Ebury Press. p. 243. ISBN 0-7181-1279-2. 
  13. ^ "Macmillan unveils premium bond scheme". BBC News. 18 April 1956. Retrieved 2012-02-13. 
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  16. ^ "Bert Trautmann". football-england.com. Retrieved 2012-02-13. 
  17. ^ "Minister rejects anti-smoking lobby". On This Day. BBC. 7 May 1956. Retrieved 2007-12-04. 
  18. ^ The Hutchinson Factfinder. Helicon. 1999. ISBN 1-85986-000-1. 
  19. ^ "Mystery of missing frogman deepens". On This Day. BBC. 9 May 1956. Archived from the original on 12 January 2008. Retrieved 2007-12-04. 
  20. ^ "Gower national park status call". BBC News. 9 May 2006. Retrieved 2010-01-31. 
  21. ^ "Commonwealth heads honoured". On This Day. BBC. 3 July 1956. Retrieved 2010-01-31. 
  22. ^ "Bute Collection for Scotland: Library Opening by The Queen". The Times (53575). 5 July 1956. p. 12. 
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  24. ^ "Corgi History". Retrieved 2010-08-17. 
  25. ^ "Egypt seizes Suez Canal". On This Day. BBC. 26 July 1956. Archived from the original on 14 December 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-04. 
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  28. ^ a b "France and UK considered 1950s 'merger'". The Guardian (London). 16 January 2007. Archived from the original on 19 November 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-04. 
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  31. ^ "Sellafield Sites, Site history". Retrieved 2007-12-04. 
  32. ^ Black, Ian (11 July 2006). "Secrets and lies at the heart of Britain's Middle Eastern folly". The Guardian. Retrieved 2012-05-27. 
  33. ^ "Allied forces take control of Suez". On This Day. BBC. 6 November 1956. Archived from the original on 9 November 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-04. 
  34. ^ "Motorists panic as petrol rations loom". On This Day. BBC. 29 November 1956. Archived from the original on 15 December 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-04. 
  35. ^ "The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1956". Retrieved 2007-12-04. 
  36. ^ Hanley, Brian; Miller, Scott (2009). The Lost Revolution: The Story of the Official IRA and the Workers' Party. Dublin: Penguin Ireland. p. 14. 
  37. ^ "Thick fog causes death on roads". On This Day. BBC. 19 December 1956. Archived from the original on 21 December 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-04. 
  38. ^ "Jubilation as allied troops leave Suez". On This Day. BBC. 23 December 1956. Archived from the original on 26 December 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-04. 
  39. ^ "Tesco Plc: Overview". Archived from the original on 30 July 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-17. 
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  42. ^ Hagemeijer, W. J. M.; Blair, M. J. (eds.) (1997). The EBCC Atlas of European Breeding Birds. London: Poyser. ISBN 0-85661-091-7. 
  43. ^ Jeffreys, Kevin (March 2006). "Tony Crosland, The Future of Socialism and New Labour". History Review: 37–38. Retrieved 17 July 2009. 

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