History Quiz / The UK in the 20th Century: 1938

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Can you name the notable people, places and events of the United Kingdom in 1938?

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Having fled Vienna, this psychoanalyst arrives in London.6th January
This politician and trade unionist, who was president of the National Union of Mineworkers from 1982-2002, and founded the Socialist Labour Party, is born.11th January
This future Prime Minister resigns as Foreign Secretary, over Chamberlain's policy on Italy.20th February
Britain recognises the Italian government over this African country, in return for the withdrawal of Italian troops from Spain.16th April
The Empire Exhibition opens in this Scottish city.3rd May
This London and North Eastern Railway locomotive, named after a breed of amphibious bird, reaches a speed of 126 mph, the highest certified speed for a steam locomotive.3rd July
These personal respiratory safety items are issued to the civilian population.9th July
This actor, whose debut in the title role of Billy Budd earned him an Oscar nomination, and who is also well known for roles in The Collector and Star Wars: Episode I, is born.22nd July
This sport is televised for the first time.24th July
This children's comic goes on sale for the first time.30th July
Great Britain and the United States contest the inaugural Amateur World Series in this sport; Britain win every game.13th-20th August
This cricketer scores a Test record of 364 in a match against Australia.23rd August
Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain meets this German Chancellor in an attempt to negotiate the end of German expansionist policies.13th September
This Cunard Line ocean liner is launched at Clydebank; she is the largest ship in the world at the time.27th September
Chamberlain signs the Munich Agreement, permitting Nazi Germany's annexing of portions of this country along the borders mainly inhabited by German speakers.29th September
Chamberlain gives a speech in which he infamously states, ''...a British Prime Minister has returned from Germany bringing peace with honour. I believe it is ___ ___ ___ ___.''30th September
This presenter and broadcaster, best known for Question Time, and for anchoring the BBC's coverage of every general election from 1979-2015, is born.28th October
J. Arthur Rank purchases this chain of cinemas.Undated
The first of these countryside areas, designed to limit urban growth and to maintain areas where agriculture, forestry and outdoor leisure can prevail, are established.Undated
This Graham Greene novel, about the murder of a man by a gang leader and the subsequent events, adapted into a film in 1947 and 2010, is published.Undated

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