List of Historical Anniversaries

I often wonder what significant anniversaries are due at some point in the future as some of them might be of interest as triggers for blog posts or visits somewhere. However, it is often difficult to find out quickly what events have significant anniversaries - hence this section on the website.

By "significant anniversaries", I mean dates that are not, for example, the 73rd anniversary of something, but the 50th, 100th, 200th etc.

It should help to flag up interesting events.


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Significant anniversaries during January 1970

AnniversaryDetails
10th Former Prime Minister Tony Blair appeared at the Iraq Inquiry and was questioned in public for the first time about his decision to take the United Kingdom to war against Iraq. (29th Jan 2010)
10th The country was once again deluged by heavy snowfall as it endured its worst cold spell since the winter of 198182. (5th Jan 2010)
30th The Burns' Day storm hits northwestern Europe. (25th Jan 1990)
80th World War II: Britain introduces food rationing. (8th Jan 1940)
125th The National Trust is founded in the United Kingdom. (12th Jan 1895)
450th James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray, regent for the infant King James VI of Scotland, is assassinated by firearm, the first recorded instance of such. (23rd Jan 1570)

 

 

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