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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from Northamptonshire 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:
Scilly Naval Disaster 2000 Drown - 1707, First Plastic Surgery in Britain - 1814, Blantyre Mining Disaster - 1877, Crippen convicted at Old Bailey - 1910, George Blake Escapes from Wormwood Scrubs - 1966

Famous historic dates from Northamptonshire

1st of June 061 : Defeat of Boudicca
10th of July 1460 : Battle of Northampton
8th of February 1587 : Mary, Queen of Scots is executed
8th of June 1607 : The Newton Rebellion and Massacre
14th of June 1645 : Battle of Naseby
3rd of June 1647 : Army Seizes Charles I
29th of June 1966 : First British Credit Card Launched

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On this day:
Scilly Naval Disaster 2000 Drown - 1707, First Plastic Surgery in Britain - 1814, Blantyre Mining Disaster - 1877, Crippen convicted at Old Bailey - 1910, George Blake Escapes from Wormwood Scrubs - 1966
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