1949 in the United Kingdom

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1949 in the United Kingdom
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Northern Ireland | Scotland | Wales
Popular culture

Events from the year 1949 in the United Kingdom.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

Undated[edit]

  • The number of workforce deaths in the coal industry is reported to have fallen to a record low since nationalisation two years ago.[22]
  • With an average Central England temperature of 10.64 °C or 51.15 °F, the record for the hottest year in that series set in 1834 and equalled in 1921 is broken. 1949's record stands until 1990 by when anthropogenic global warming has come largely to control temperatures.[23]

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Sunday Pictorial runs a few features based on it this summer.
  2. ^ Duffy, Jonathan (30 September 2005). "Britain's secret sex survey". BBC News. Retrieved 27 January 2008.
  3. ^ a b "The Lost Decade Timeline, BBC". Archived from the original on 16 October 2008. Retrieved 27 January 2008.
  4. ^ a b c d Kynaston, David (2007). Austerity Britain 1945–51. London: Bloomsbury. p. 325. ISBN 978-0-7475-7985-4.
  5. ^ a b c d e Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 400–401. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2.
  6. ^ a b c d e f Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0.
  7. ^ "'Big bang' astronomer dies". BBC News. 22 August 2001. Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 7 December 2008.
  8. ^ Croswell, Ken (1995). "Chapter 9". The Alchemy of the Heavens. Anchor Books. ISBN 0-385-47213-7.
  9. ^ Mitton, Simon (2005). Fred Hoyle: a Life in Science. Aurum Press. p. 127. ISBN 1-85410-961-8.
  10. ^ "Tribute to New Woman K.C.". Liverpool Echo. 13 April 1949. p. 5.
  11. ^ "The Cup Final: Wolverhampton Win". The Times. No. 51370. London. 2 May 1949. p. 6.
  12. ^ "The 1949 FA Cup Final". The Wolves' Site. Archived from the original on 7 April 2014. Retrieved 25 September 2012.
  13. ^ Archives, The National. "The Discovery Service". discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk.
  14. ^ "Pioneer computer to be rebuilt". Cam. 62: 5. 2011.
  15. ^ "Globe Theatre." The Times. London. 12 May 1949: 7. The Times Digital Archive. 2 Nov 2013.
  16. ^ Robins, Jon (12 March 2009). "Legal aid in 21st-century Britain". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 19 July 2010.
  17. ^ "The Theatres." The Times. London. 22 August 1949: 8. The Times Digital Archive. 2 Nov 2013.
  18. ^ "Old Trafford". The Stadium Guide. Retrieved 4 October 2013.
  19. ^ "The Nobel Peace Prize 1949". Retrieved 27 January 2008.
  20. ^ "No. 38756". The London Gazette. 8 November 1949. p. 5318.
  21. ^ "Address given by Winston Churchill (London, 28 November 1949)". cvce.eu. Retrieved 28 March 2017. The British Government have rightly stated that they cannot commit this country to entering any European Union without the agreement of the other members of the British Commonwealth.
  22. ^ "Industry". The Spirit of '45. Channel 4. 2013. Archived from the original on 5 October 2013. Retrieved 4 October 2013.
  23. ^ "Hadley Centre Central England Temperature".
  24. ^ Paper tiger | Sunday Times | The Guardian