Portrait of Sir Winston Churchill: 1963
JANUARY 24TH : On this day in 1965 former British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill died at the age of 90. A LIBRARY PICTURE OF SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL. * Sir Winston Churchill is the nation s favourite choice to appear on the back of a 100 note if one is introduced, a new survey claimed. With 37% of the vote, Churchill was the clear victor across all age groups, social classes and regions in the survey of 2, 000 adults in England and Wales. The Alliance and Leicester poll comes as the BBC prepares to announce the winner of its Great Britons vote, where the wartime leader is in third place.
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War-time prime minister, Sir Winston Churchill, at his desk. 8/5/98 Members of his family gathered in Bladon churchyard, Oxfordshire to rededicate his grave on the 53rd anniversary of VE Day. The tomb, which lies alongside that of his parents, has been redesigned and rebuilt at a cost of 350, 000. Churchill's grandson, former Conservative MP Winston Churchill, said the family felt a great duty to restore the grave. *29/11/01 Sir Winston Churchill in the cabinet room at No.10 Downing Street. A 7.5 million project to renovate secret rooms occupied by Churchill's Wartime Cabinet was beginning today, Thursday 29th November 2001. The project, which was made possible by an 11th-hour grant of 2 million from the National Lottery, will treble the size of the existing Cabinet War Rooms museum in south west London and allow the public access to rooms hidden for nearly 60 years.