History Quiz / The UK in the 20th Century: 1921

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Can you name the notable people, places and events of the United Kingdom in 1921?

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This Buckinghamshire country house becomes an official residence of the Prime Minister.8th January
Agatha Christie's first novel ''The Mysterious Affair at Styles'', which introduces this detective character, is published.21st January
This royal figure becomes the first woman awarded an honorary degree by Oxford University.11th March
This Conservative leader resigns due to ill health.17th March
This comedian and magician, famed for his red fez, is born.19th March
Rationing of this fuel begins, after its miners call a strike three days earlier.3rd April
Fox, Fowler and Company, of Wellington, Somerset, the last provinical English bank to issue its own banknotes, are taken over by this bank.13th April
This north London club beat Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-0 in the FA Cup Final.23rd April
Police patrol London on these vehicles for the first time.26th April
This province is created within the United Kingdom under terms of the Government of Ireland Act 1920.3rd May
Just 13 paying spectators attend a match between this East Midlands club and Stockport County, a record low attendance in Football League history.5th May
This Crown Prince of Japan arrives on an official visit.7th May
This association is formed as a voice for ex-servicemen, through the merger of several smaller groups.15th May
The United States beats the United Kingdom 9 rounds to 3 in the first international between the two countries in this sport.22nd May
This jazz musician and broadcaster, known for presenting the radio series ''I'm Sorry I'm Haven't a Clue'' from its inception until his death in 2008, is born.23rd May
The IRA occupies and burns this building in Dublin, the centre of local government in Ireland.25th May
For the first time, the result of this horse race is broadcast live by wireless. The race is won by Humorist.1st June
King George V opens this central London bridge.7th June
Postal delivery and collection on this day of the week is suspended.12th June
This composer's ''The Lark Ascending'' has its first London performance.14th June
Clashes between Catholics and Protestants in Belfast result in 16 deaths and the destruction of over 200 (mostly Catholic) homes on this day of violence.10th July
R38 class airship ZR-2 explodes on her 4th test flight near this eastern English city.24th August
This silent movie star visits London, attracting thousands.9th September
This footballer and manager, known for managing England from 1977-1982, and West Ham from 1961-1974, is born.11th November
British and Irish negotiators sign this treaty, giving independence to the Irish Free State.6th December

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