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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 2000 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:
Trial of Guy Fawkes begins - 1606, Mick the Miller Wins his Second Greyhound Derby - 1930, Gareth Edwards the Greatest Try - 1973

Famous and historic events from 2000

Damilola Taylor Stabbed to Death
First UK Broadcast of Big Brother
Great Yarmouth Showered with Fish
Hatfield Rail Crash
Judith Keppel Who wants to be a Millionaire Winner
Millennium Bridge Opens and Closes
Millennium May Day Protests
Sierra Leone Hostages Freed by SAS
Steve Redgrave wins 5th Olympic Gold Medal

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Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country - Bertrand Russell
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On this day:
Trial of Guy Fawkes begins - 1606, Mick the Miller Wins his Second Greyhound Derby - 1930, Gareth Edwards the Greatest Try - 1973
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