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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1872 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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French Surrender Quebec to the British - 1759, Theatre Royal Covent Garden Re-Opens - 1809, Darwin Sets Foot on Galapagos Islands - 1835, Jimi Hendrix dies in London - 1970, Scotland Says NO - 2014

Famous and historic events from 1872

1st FA Cup Final
1st international Football Match - Scotland V England
First British Secret Ballot Election
Formation of Scottish Football Association

Famous Britons born in 1872
Alexander Gibb
Arthur Lapworth
Aubrey Beardsley
Bertrand Russell
C B Fry
Charles B Cochran
Chrystal MacMillan
Clara Butt
Edward Russell
Edward Wilson
Eleanor Rathbone
Emily Davison
Frederick Birkenhead
George Balfour
Gordon Craig
Heath Robinson
Heath Robinson
John Powys
Joseph Barcroft
Max Beerbohm
Morris Travers
Ralph Vaughan Williams
William Rothenstein

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

Brit Quote:
I try to avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward. - Charlotte Bronte
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On this day:
French Surrender Quebec to the British - 1759, Theatre Royal Covent Garden Re-Opens - 1809, Darwin Sets Foot on Galapagos Islands - 1835, Jimi Hendrix dies in London - 1970, Scotland Says NO - 2014
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