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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:
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 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
A Picture of Britain
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Coast
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Churchill

Brit Quote:
Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline - George Eliot
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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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