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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from Belfast that have shaped Britain and its peoples and affected its history. If you feel we have left something out please don't hesitate to let us know.
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On this day:
Blackbeard Killed - 1718, Assassination of President Kennedy - 1963, Beatles Release White Album - 1968, Cairngorm Climbing Tragedy - 1971, Margaret Thatcher Resigns - 1990, Rose West Sentenced - 1995, England win Rugby World Cup - 2003

Famous historic dates from Belfast

15th of April 1941 : The Belfast Blitz
4th of December 1971 : Belfast Bar Bomb Kills 15
9th of March 1973 : Vote to retain Union in Northern Ireland
26th of September 1983 : 21 IRA men escape from Maze Prison
16th of March 1988 : Milltown Cemetery Killings
10th of April 1998 : Good Friday Agreement

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Love built on beauty, soon as beauty, dies. - John Donne
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On this day:
Blackbeard Killed - 1718, Assassination of President Kennedy - 1963, Beatles Release White Album - 1968, Cairngorm Climbing Tragedy - 1971, Margaret Thatcher Resigns - 1990, Rose West Sentenced - 1995, England win Rugby World Cup - 2003
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