Events for Sunday 6th February 2022

On This Day in History

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Selection of women get the vote

6th February 1918

The Representation of the People Act gave the vote to women over 30 who "occupied premises of a yearly value of not less than £5".

Further Reading

The Suffragette Bombers
(Hardback - 188 pages)
by Simon Webb

In the years leading up to the First World War, the United Kingdom was subjected to a ferocious campaign of bombing and arson. Those conducting this terrorist offensive were members of the Women's Social and Political Union; better known as the suffragettes.

The targets for their attacks…

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