History Quiz / The UK in the 20th Century: 1911

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Can you name the notable people, places and events of the United Kingdom in 1911?

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Eleven thousand workers at this sewing machine manufacturers in Scotland go on strike in solidarity with twelve female colleagues protesting against work process reorganisation.March-April
Emily Davison, a suffragette, hides in a cupboard in this political building on census night, in order to be legitimately counted as a resident there.2nd April
Construction begins on this castle in Devon, the last built in England (to date).4th April
This famous ocean liner is launched from Belfast.31st May
A General Transport Strike begins in this northwestern English city.14th June
This monarch, along with his wife Queen Mary, is crowned.22nd June
The future Edward VIII is invested as Prince of Wales in a ceremony at this northwestern Welsh castle.13th July
Raunds, Northamptonshire, records this temperature in the midst of a 3-month heatwave, the highest in the UK until 1990. (answer to nearest degree Celsius)9th August
British MPs vote to recieve this for the first time.10th August
Two men are shot dead in this south Wales town during demonstrations in support of the national railway strike.19th August
The world's first scheduled airmail service is flown between Hendon in North London and this Berkshire town.9th-26th September
Earl's Court Underground Station sees the first electric version of this human conveyance device introduced on the London Underground.4th October
Newcastle-upon-Tyne hosts the first match of the Kangaroo tour of Great Britain between Australasia and Great Britain in this sport.8th November
William McGregor, founder of the English ________ League (sport), dies.20th December
This novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, about a spoilt girl sent to Yorkshire to live with her uncle, is published.Undated

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