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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1875 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:
Drake completes the first circumnavigation of the globe - 1580, 1st British Open Golf Championship - 1861, Blackpool illuminations light up for 1st time - 1925, 1st Birds Eye Fishfingers go on Sale - 1955, 21 IRA men escape from Maze Prison - 1983

Famous and historic events from 1875

Webb First Man to Swim the Channel

Famous Britons born in 1875
Albert Ketelbey
Aleister Crowley
Arthur Mee
Cyril Garbett
Cyril Norwood
Donald McGill
Edgar Wallace
Edith How-Martyn
Jessie King
John Buchan
Margaret Prout
Sir Donald Francis Tovey

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A Picture of Britain
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Coast
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Churchill

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My Father had a profound influence on me, he was a lunatic. - Spike Milligan
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On this day:
Drake completes the first circumnavigation of the globe - 1580, 1st British Open Golf Championship - 1861, Blackpool illuminations light up for 1st time - 1925, 1st Birds Eye Fishfingers go on Sale - 1955, 21 IRA men escape from Maze Prison - 1983
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