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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1742 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 English Colonists in North America - 1584, American colonies declare independence - 1776, 1st regular bus service - 1829, Alice in Wonderland Published - 1865, George Michael Crashes into Snappy Snaps - 2010

Famous and historic events from 1742

First indoor swimming pool opens
Robert Walpole Resigns

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A man, as a general rule, owes very little to what he is born with - a man is what he makes of himself - Alexander Graham Bell
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On this day:
First English Colonists in North America - 1584, American colonies declare independence - 1776, 1st regular bus service - 1829, Alice in Wonderland Published - 1865, George Michael Crashes into Snappy Snaps - 2010
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