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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1887 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:
Masada - 0073, Newton the First Scientist Knighted - 1705, Battle of Culloden - 1746, Spithead Mutiny Begins - 1797, Lenin Returns to Russia - 1917

Famous and historic events from 1887

Exeter Theatre Royal Fire
Work starts on the Manchester Ship Canal

Famous Britons born in 1887
Alan Ogilvie
Barnes Wallis
Bernard Montgomery
Boris Karloff
Dame Edith Sitwell
Hesketh Pearson
Joseph Hislop
L S Lowry
Lady Violet Bonham Carter
Rupert Brooke
Walter McLennan Citrine

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

Brit Quote:
Those who have no hope pass their old age shrouded with an inward gloom - Wilfred Owen
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On this day:
Masada - 0073, Newton the First Scientist Knighted - 1705, Battle of Culloden - 1746, Spithead Mutiny Begins - 1797, Lenin Returns to Russia - 1917
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