History Quiz / The UK in the 20th Century: 1905

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Can you name the notable people, places and events of the United Kingdom in 1905?

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This North Yorkshire town has its pier washed away in severe gales.1st January
This footballer becomes the first £1000 footballer in his transfer from Sheffield United to Middlesbrough.February
This current West London Premier League football club is founded10th March
This actor, best known for roles in ''The 39 Steps'' and ''Goodbye, Mr. Chips'' (for which he won an Academy Award for Best Actor), is born.18th March
This Emmeline Pankhurst-led group holds its first public protest at Westminster.12th May
Princess Margaret of Connaught marries Gustaf, Crown Prince of this country.15th June
This motoring group is founded, with the initial aim of helping motorists avoid police speed traps!29th June
This county hosts the first Shelsley Walsh Speed Hill Climb, the world's oldest motorsport event to have been staged continuously on its original course.12th August
The Ancient Order of Druids initiate neo-druidic rituals at this monument in England.25th August
This ship is laid down, triggering a naval arms race due to its revolutionary design and subsequently giving its name to the class of battleships that followed.3rd October
This analgesic drug is sold in the UK for the first time.26th October
This Irish political party is founded by Arthur Griffith, with the aim of independence for all of Ireland.28th November
This Prime Minister resigns due to splits in the Conservative Party over tariff reform.4th December
This British car manufacturer opens a factory at Luton, Bedfordshire.Undated
The Naval, Shipping and Fisheries Exhibition is held in Earl's Court to mark 100 years since this naval battle.Undated
This novel, written by Emma Orczy, and set during the Reign of Terror following the start of the French Revolution, is published.Undated

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