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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from Isles of Scilly 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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The Battle of Otterburn - 1388, The Samlesbury Witch Trial - 1612, Salem Witches Executed - 1692, Bonnie Prince Charlie raises standard at Glenfinnan - 1745, Storm Claims 100 Scottish Fishermen - 1848, The Hungerford Massacre - 1987

Famous historic dates from Isles of Scilly

24th of September 1631 : The Worlds Richest Shipwreck
22nd of October 1707 : Scilly Naval Disaster 2000 Drown
16th of July 1983 : Helicopter Crashes off Scilly

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On this day:
The Battle of Otterburn - 1388, The Samlesbury Witch Trial - 1612, Salem Witches Executed - 1692, Bonnie Prince Charlie raises standard at Glenfinnan - 1745, Storm Claims 100 Scottish Fishermen - 1848, The Hungerford Massacre - 1987
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