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  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Wednesday Jun 29, 1921
    Winston Churchill

    Churchill's mother died

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Wednesday Jun 29, 1921

    In June, Churchill's mother died, followed in August by his daughter Marigold.




  • Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Sunday Jul 10, 1921
    Irish War of Independence

    The IRA ambushed British forces

    Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Sunday Jul 10, 1921

    On 10 July 1921, the IRA ambushed British forces in Raglan street in Belfast.




  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Sunday Sep 11, 1921
    Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

    Grandfather's death

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Sunday Sep 11, 1921

    Shortly after Philip's birth, his maternal grandfather Prince Louis of Battenberg, then known as Louis Mountbatten, Marquess of Milford Haven, died in London. Louis was a naturalized British subject who, after a career in the Royal Navy, had renounced his German titles and adopted the surname Mountbatten—an Anglicised version of Battenberg—during the First World War, owing to anti-German sentiment in Britain. After visiting London for his grandfather's memorial service, Philip and his mother returned to Greece, where Prince Andrew had remained to command a Greek Army division embroiled in the Greco-Turkish War.




  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Tuesday Dec 6, 1921
    Irish War of Independence

    Anglo-Irish Treaty

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Tuesday Dec 6, 1921

    The Peace talks led to the negotiation of the Anglo-Irish Treaty (6 December 1921).




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