History Quiz / The UK in the 20th Century: 1902

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Can you name the notable people, places and events of the United Kingdom in 1902?

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This playwright's controversial play Mrs. Warren's Profession is performed for the first time at a private club in London.5th January
This national newspaper's Literary Supplement is first published.17th January
A stand at this Scottish football stadium collapses, killing 25 people and injuring 517.5th April
This current Premier League club is formed in a name change from Newton Heath.28th April
This future Russian leader begins a year's stay in London, during which he edits the newspaper Iskra.April
The signing of the Treaty of Vereeniging brings to an end this war.31st May
This man succeeds Lord Salisbury as Prime Minister.11th July
This king's coronation takes place at Westminster Abbey.9th August
Harry Jackson becomes the first man convicted on the basis of this type of evidence.13th September
This Scottish poet, widely considered to be one of the worst British poets ever, with works including The Tay Bridge Disaster, dies.29th September
This Beatrix Potter work about a mischievous bunny is published.October
This youth detention centre is founded in Kent, the first of its kind and named after the village it was founded in.16th October
British and German forces seize the navy of this South American country in a dispute over compensation.9th December
Ronald Ross wins the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for his work on this parasitically transmitted tropical disease.10th December
Whilst on the Discovery expedition, Scott, Wilson and this explorer reach the furthest southern point reached thus far by man, south of 82°S.30th December
This yeast extract based spread is first produced in Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire.Undated

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