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El­stow-bornb writer and preacher JohnJ Bun­yan is im­pris­oned in Bed­ford Gaol. Dur­ing hish stint in the clinnk, he works on religious al­le­gory

High Sher­iff of Bed­ford­shire and pi­o­neer­ing prison re­former John Howard pub­lishes The State of the Pris­ons based on his tour of pris­ons across Bri­tain and Europe.

Lu­ton Town Coun­cil is granted its coat of arms – a wheat­sheaf rep­re­sent­ing agri­cul­ture and straw used in the lo­cal straw­plait­ing in­dus­try.

Fu­ture chis­elled lead­ing man Gary Cooper moves across the At­lantic so he can en­joy an English education. He at­tends Dun­sta­ble Gram­mar School from 1910 to 1912.

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