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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1774 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 Fulford - 1066, Executions of Babington Plotters Begin - 1586, Battle of Newbury - 1st - 1643, QE2 Launched - 1967

Famous and historic events from 1774

Priestley Discovers Oxygen

Famous Britons born in 1774
Archibald Constable
Charles Bell
John Ballantyne
Matthew Flinders
Robert Reid
Robert Southey

Recommended Books:

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

Brit Quote:
How you think when you lose determines how long it will be until you win - GK Chesterton
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On this day:
Battle of Fulford - 1066, Executions of Babington Plotters Begin - 1586, Battle of Newbury - 1st - 1643, QE2 Launched - 1967
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