1949 in the United Kingdom

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1949 in the United Kingdom:
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Events from the year 1949 in the United Kingdom.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

Undated[edit]

  • The number of workforce deaths in the coal industry is reported to have fallen to a record low since nationalisation two years ago.[20]
  • With an average Central England temperature of 10.64 °C or 51.15 °F, the record for the hottest year in that series set in 1834 and equalled in 1921 is broken. 1949’s record stands until 1990 by when anthropogenic global warming had come largely to control temperatures.[21]

Publications[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Sunday Pictorial runs a few features based on it this summer.
  2. ^ Duffy, Jonathan (30 September 2005). "Britain's secret sex survey". BBC News. Retrieved 27 January 2008. 
  3. ^ a b "The Lost Decade Timeline, BBC". Archived from the original on 2008-10-16. Retrieved 27 January 2008. 
  4. ^ a b c d Kynaston, David (2007). Austerity Britain 1945–51. London: Bloomsbury. p. 325. ISBN 978-0-7475-7985-4. 
  5. ^ a b c d e Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 400–401. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 
  7. ^ "'Big bang' astronomer dies". BBC News. 22 August 2001. Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 7 December 2008. 
  8. ^ Croswell, Ken (1995). "Chapter 9". The Alchemy of the Heavens. Anchor Books. ISBN 0-385-47213-7. 
  9. ^ Mitton, Simon (2005). Fred Hoyle: a Life in Science. Aurum Press. p. 127. ISBN 1-85410-961-8. 
  10. ^ "The Cup Final: Wolverhampton Win". The Times (51370). 2 May 1949. p. 6. 
  11. ^ "The 1949 FA Cup Final". The Wolves' Site. Retrieved 25 September 2012. 
  12. ^ National Archives: Records of the Council for Wales and Monmouthshire
  13. ^ "Pioneer computer to be rebuilt". Cam. 62: 5. 2011. 
  14. ^ "Globe Theatre." Times [London, England] 12 May 1949: 7. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 2 Nov 2013.
  15. ^ Robins, Jon (12 March 2009). "Legal aid in 21st-century Britain". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 19 July 2010. 
  16. ^ "The Theatres." Times [London, England] 22 August 1949: 8. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 2 Nov 2013.
  17. ^ "Old Trafford". The Stadium Guide. Retrieved 4 October 2013. 
  18. ^ "The Nobel Peace Prize 1949". Retrieved 27 January 2008. 
  19. ^ The London Gazette: no. 38756. p. 5318. 8 November 1949. Retrieved 30 October 2007.
  20. ^ "Industry". The Spirit of '45. Channel 4. 2013. Retrieved 4 October 2013. 
  21. ^ Hadley Centre Central England Temperature.

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