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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1988 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:
Nicholas Breakspear is elected Pope - the only Englishman ever - 1154, The Observer First Published - 1791, Wuthering Heights Published - 1847, Gillingham Bus Disaster - 1951, Lewisham Train Crash Kills 90 - 1957, The Pill is introduced - 1961, Belfast Bar Bomb Kills 15 - 1971, The Hastie Fire - 1979

Famous and historic events from 1988

1st Red Nose day
3 IRA members shot dead in Gibraltar
Clapham rail disaster
Lockerbie Air Disaster
Milltown Cemetery Killings
Piper Alpha Disaster
Pound Note Withdrawn from Circulation
Work begins on the Channel Tunnel

Famous Britons born in 1988
Adele
Alistair Brownlee
Anthony Ogogo
Hannah Mills
Jack Whitehall
Jason Kenny
Jessie J
Joanna Rowsell
Lizzie Armitstead
Michael Jamieson
Mohamed Sbihi
Rylan Clark
Shanaze Reade
Steven Burke
Tinie Tempah

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

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Time is everything; five minutes make the difference between victory and defeat - Horatio Nelson
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On this day:
Nicholas Breakspear is elected Pope - the only Englishman ever - 1154, The Observer First Published - 1791, Wuthering Heights Published - 1847, Gillingham Bus Disaster - 1951, Lewisham Train Crash Kills 90 - 1957, The Pill is introduced - 1961, Belfast Bar Bomb Kills 15 - 1971, The Hastie Fire - 1979
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