History Quiz / The UK in the 20th Century: 1946

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Can you name the notable people, places and events of the United Kingdom in 1946?

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The first international flight from this airport takes off, to Buenos Aires.1st January
This financial institution is nationalised.14th February
This Covent Garden musical venue reopens after the War.20th February
A crush occurs at this football ground, the home of Bolton Wanderers, resulting in the deaths of 33 people.9th March
British troops begin their withdrawal from this Middle Eastern country.10th March
The first postwar FA Cup final is won by this Midlands side, who beat Charlton Athletic 4-1 at Wembley.27th April
This mandatory payment for the purpose of recieving live visual broadcasts is introduced.1st June
This inventor, best known for the television, dies.14th June
The Government imposes rationing of this basic foodstuff.27th June
A 1/3 of a pint of this drink is provided in UK state schools to all pupils under 18.6th August
The V&A Museum hosts this exhibition, promoted by the Board of Trade and Council of Industrial Design, designed to promote good domestic and industrial design.September-November
This J. B. Priestley play, focussing on a single night of a middle-class family being questioned over the suicide of a young woman, is premiered at the New Theatre, London.1st October
The first episode of this daily radio magazine programme, aimed at female listeners and still broadcast today, is transmitted on the BBC Light Programme.7th October
This Hertfordshire village is designated by the Attlee government as Britain's first new town to relieve overcrowding, and replace bombed homes in London.11th November
The education documentary film ''The Instruments of the Orchestra'' premieres, containing this Benjamin Britten composition, aimed primarily at young people.29th November
The BBC d├ębuts this programme, the world's 1st sitcom, featuring the titular character, proprietor of Mcgillygally's Stores, and his hated rival, along with his problematic staf29th November
This director's adaptation of Charles Dickens' Great Expectations, regarded as one of the best adaptations of any of Dickens' novels, is released.26th December
The first of these holiday camps, named after their owner, is opened at Brean Sands, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset.Undated
This westcountry university establishes the first university drama department in the UK.Undated
This Rev. W. V. Awdry children's book, featuring anthropomorphic railway locomotives, is published.Undated

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