1936 in the United Kingdom

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Events from the year 1936 in the United Kingdom. The year is notable for the death of George V early in the year, the accession of his son Edward VIII (previously styled David, Prince of Wales) the throne, and then Edward VIII's abdication, resulting in the accession to the throne of his younger brother George VI (previously Albert, Duke of York).

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Events[edit]

The Instrument of Abdication

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Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

  • 18 January - Rudyard Kipling, writer, Nobel Prize laureate (born 1865 in British India)
  • 20 January - King George V (born 1865)
  • 2 March - Princess Victoria, granddaughter of Queen Victoria (born 1876 in Malta; died in Germany)
  • 30 April - A. E. Housman, poet (born 1859)
  • 14 June - G. K. Chesterton, writer (born 1874)
  • 25 July - Sir Henry Wellcome, pharmaceutical entrepreneur and philanthropist (born 1853 in the United States)
  • 21 September - Frank Hornby, inventor, businessman and politician (born 1863)
  • 14 October - Edmond Holmes, educationalist, writer and poet (born 1850 in Ireland)
  • 2 November - Martin Lowry, chemist (born 1874)
  • 10 December - Bobby Abel, cricketer (born 1857)
  • 29 December - Lucy, Lady Houston, political activist, suffragette, philanthropist and promoter of aviation (born 1857)

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