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  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Tuesday May 16, 1911

    Buckingham Palace

    Victoria Memorial

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Tuesday May 16, 1911

    The last major building work took place during the reign of King George V when, in 1913, Sir Aston Webb redesigned Blore's 1850 East Front to resemble in part Giacomo Leoni's Lyme Park in Cheshire. This new, refaced principal façade (of Portland stone) was designed to be the backdrop to the Victoria Memorial, a large memorial statue of Queen Victoria, placed outside the main gates.




  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Sunday May 28, 1911

    Winston Churchill

    Second child

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Sunday May 28, 1911

    In May, Clementine gave birth to their second child, Randolph, named after Churchill's father.




  • Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    Wednesday May 31, 1911

    Titanic

    Building

    Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    Wednesday May 31, 1911

    The name Titanic derives from the Titan of Greek mythology. Built in Belfast, Ireland, in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (as it was then known), the RMS Titanic was the second of the three Olympic-class ocean liners—the first was the RMS Olympic and the third was the HMHS Britannic.




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