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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1765 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:
William Rufus killed by Arrow - 1100, The Battle of Cornwall - 1595, Death Duties Introduced - 1894, Summerland Fire Disaster - 1973

Famous and historic events from 1765

East India Company Acquires Bengal
HMS Victory launched

Famous Britons born in 1765
James MacKintosh
Lady Emma Hamilton
Thomas Minton
William IV

Recommended Books:

A Picture of Britain
A Picture of Britain
Ashes Fever
Ashes Fever
Coast
Coast
Churchill
Churchill

Brit Quote:
Selfishness is the greatest curse of the human race. - W E Gladstone
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On this day:
William Rufus killed by Arrow - 1100, The Battle of Cornwall - 1595, Death Duties Introduced - 1894, Summerland Fire Disaster - 1973
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