•  1905: Ragged Lands established•  1909: Introduction of Old Age Pension•  1912: Sinking of the Titanic•  1914: Start of 1st World War•  1916: Battle of the Somme•  1918: End of 1st World War•  1919: 1st trans-atlantic flight•  1920: League of Nations founded•  1922: Irish Free State founded•  1924: Lenin dies•  1926: General Strike•  1928: Women get the vote•  1934: Hitler assumes power in Germany•  1936: Regular BBC TV broadcasts begin•  1939: Start of 2nd World War•  1940: Dunkirk evacuation•  1941: Japanese attack Pearl Harbour•  1944: "D-Day" landings in France•  1945: End of 2nd World War•  1946: USA tests atom bomb at Bikini Island•  1947: Sound Barrier broken•  1948: NHS founded•  1950: Korean War starts•  1951: Suez "Crisis"•  1953: Queen Elizabeth II crowned•  1954: Bannister runs 1st 4 minute mile•  1955: Glynde Place opened to the public•  1955: ITV starts broadcasting
From the Sussex Express, 29th August 1930


SPORTS – The annual children's sports given by the members of the Glynde and Beddingham Working Men's Club took place on the Recreation Ground on Friday afternoon and evening. The following committee carried out the arrangements:- Mrs Barlow, the Misses O and M Freeman, Mrs Hoather, the Misses D and K Hutson and Mrs Kent. After an enjoyable tea, the races resulted as follows: Sack race (boys), 1. J Godley; 2. E Coleman; 3. W Jackson. Bottle filling (girls) – 1. G Edwards; 2. J Coleman; 3. E Littlechild. Muffin race (boys) – 1. W Knight; 2. D Jackson; 3. B Hutson. Crow hopping (girls) – 1. M Moorey and E Deacon; 2. B Hutson and G Lusted; 3. R Moorse and G Littlechild. Hat race (boys) – 1. E Moorey; 2. P Budd; 3. W Humphrey. Blind horses race (girls) – 1. N Andrews; 2. W Beech; 3. R Edwards. Bottle filling (boys) – 1. C Lusted; 2. C Knight; 3. N Allport. Flat race (girls) – 1. K Dagnell; 2. A Beech; 3. S Coleman. Flat race (boys) – 1. C Lusted; 2. B Hutson; 3. N Allport. Blind horses (boys) – 1. J Banks; 2. D Howard; 3. E Tasker. Flat race (boys) – 1. L Humphreys; 2. G Lusted; 3. R Tasker.

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