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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1805 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:
Battle of Harlaw - 1411, Mary Queen of Scots abdicates - 1567, Gibraltar Seized - 1704, Speaking Clock Introduced - 1936

Famous and historic events from 1805

1st Cricket match between Eton & Harrow Schools
Battle of Trafalgar

Famous Britons born in 1805
Frederick Maurice
James Martineau
Joseph Locke
Samuel Wilberforce
Thomas Graham

Recommended Books:

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

Brit Quote:
Believe there is a great power silently working all things for good, behave yourself and never mind the rest. - Beatrix Potter
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On this day:
Battle of Harlaw - 1411, Mary Queen of Scots abdicates - 1567, Gibraltar Seized - 1704, Speaking Clock Introduced - 1936
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