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Frank Pick, Influencer British Transport

23rd November 1878 Frank Pick London Transport inovator was born

1878 Frank Pick Influenced London Transport, in particular, London Underground corporate Identity   Frank Pick 1878-1941 left a legacy for London that has far outlived his lifetime and still surrounds us.  The First Chief Executive of London Transport. In the 1930’s he revolutionised the civic and social aspect of public transport decor and thought the …

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Future Queen Elizabeth Marries Philipe Mountbatten

20th November 1947 Future British Queen Marries Philip Mountbatten

The future queen of the United Kingdom on the 19th November 1947 marries Philip Mountbatten. Elizabeth married at the age of 21 to Philip, a Greek prince. Before the marriage could take place Philip had top become a naturalised British citizen. The wedding took place when the country was still under rationing, the material for the …

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