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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 2003 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:
Owen Glendower wins at Bryn Glas - 1402, Battle of Bothwell Bridge - 1679, The Somerset Case Judgement - 1772, Beginnings of the V&A - 1857, Victorias Diamond Jubilee - 1897, SS Empire Windrush Docks at Tilbury - 1948

Famous and historic events from 2003

Baghdad Falls
Congestion Charge introduced to Central London
England win Rugby World Cup
Hottest Day Ever in Britain
Huge Stop the War Demo
Ian Huntly found Guilty of Soham Murders
Last Commercial Concorde Flight
Rowan Williams becomes 104th Archbishop of Canterbury
Who Wants to be a Millionaire Coughing Scandal

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Brit Quote:
I used to look at these pictures of trumpeters pointing their instrument to the ceiling. Stunning pictures, but if you play the trumpet and point it upwards, all the spit comes back into your mouth! - Humphrey Lyttleton
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On this day:
Owen Glendower wins at Bryn Glas - 1402, Battle of Bothwell Bridge - 1679, The Somerset Case Judgement - 1772, Beginnings of the V&A - 1857, Victorias Diamond Jubilee - 1897, SS Empire Windrush Docks at Tilbury - 1948
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