History Quiz / The UK in the 20th Century: 1913

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Can you name the notable people, places and events of the United Kingdom in 1913?

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This benefit, to be paid when off work after the birth of a child, is introduced.15th January
Barry Jackson opens this Birmingham theatre.15th February
The Nevill Ground's cricket pavilion in this southwest Kent town is destroyed in a suffragette arson attack.11th April
This annual horticultural event is held for the first time.20th May
This actor, known for his many appearances in Hammer Films, playing roles such as Baron Frankenstein and Sherlock Holmes, and for playing Grand Moff Tarkin in Star Wars, is born.26th May
This suffragette runs out in front of the King's horse at the Epsom Derby and is trampled, eventually dying four days later.4th June
Miss Emily Dawson becomes the first woman appointed to this court position.26th June
This politician, who was Leader of the Opposition from 1980-1983, is born.23rd July
Harry Brearley invents this metal in Sheffield, commonly used for (amongst other things) cutlery.13th August
This footballer and manager, best known for managing Liverpool during the 60s and early 70s, is born.2nd September
This London football club move from Plumstead to their new stadium at Highbury, North London.6th September
439 miners die in the Senghenydd Colliery disaster, the worst mining accident in the UK, in this Welsh county.14th October
This actress, who won two Best Actress Oscars, for Scarlett O'Hara in Gone With the Wind and Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire, is born.5th November
A serious fire in the dockyard of this South Coast city destroys the semaphore tower.20th December
Carter's ____ of London introduce commercial manufacture of this potato based snack to the UK.Undated

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