History Quiz / The UK in the 21st Century: 2004

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Can you name the notable people, places and events of the United Kingdom in 2004?

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This newspaper published the blacked out portion of a letter by Princess Diana, claiming somebody was trying to kill her.6th January
This serial killer is found hung dead in his cell; suicide is suspected and later confirmed.13th January
This payment method is rolled out nationwide.14th February
A party of Chinese cockle pickers is caught by the tides at night in this Lancashire bay, drowning 23 people.5th-6th February
The British Olympic Association bans this athlete for life from competing in the Olympics Games after a positive steroid test.24th February
This northeastern football club wins their first trophy in their 128-year history by defeating Bolton Wanderers 2-1 in the League Cup final.29th February
This architect becomes the first female to recieve the Pritzker Architecture Prize.21st March
This prominent Norman Foster-designed skyscraper opens in the City of London.28th April
This man is dismissed as editor of the Daily Mirror following the newspaper's publication of faked Iraqi prisoner torture pictures.14th May
This Channel 5 children's TV show, featuring the adventures of an porcine family, premieres.31st May
This Portuguese football coach is appointed manager of Chelsea.2nd June
In a rebranding of the Football League, Division One is renamed to this, with Divisions Two and Three becoming Leagues One and Two repsectively.10th June
Following their controversial move to the town last autumn, this football team are renamed Milton Keynes Dons.21st June
England are knocked out of Euro 2004 on penalties by this country.24th June
The Queen unveils this installation in memory of Princess Diana, in Hyde Park, London.6th July
West Bromwich Albion terminate the contract of this striker following his sentencing to 6 years in prison for causing death by dangerous driving.9th August
Great Britain competes in the Summer Olympics in this European city, winning 30 medals, 9 gold.13th-29th August
This Cornish village suffers exceptional flooding brought on by an unprecedented 8-hour rainfall.16th August
A Fathers 4 Justice campaigner, dressed as this superhero, breaches security at Buckingham Palace.13th September
This sport is banned by an Act of Parliament.18th November
This man resigns as Home Secretary after three and a half years in the role.15th December

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