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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1653 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:
First Met Officer Killed on Duty - 1830, Queen Victoria crowned - 1838, Signing of the Treaty of Versailles - 1919

Famous and historic events from 1653

Battle of the Gabbard
Oliver Cromwell becomes 'lord protector'

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Her virtue was that she said what she thought, her vice that what she thought didn't amount to much. - Peter Ustinov
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On this day:
First Met Officer Killed on Duty - 1830, Queen Victoria crowned - 1838, Signing of the Treaty of Versailles - 1919
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