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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from Nottinghamshire 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:
Oxford surrenders to the Roundheads - 1646, The Legendary Newbury Coat Made - 1811, Worlds First Live Satellite Broadcast - 1967

Famous historic dates from Nottinghamshire

16th of June 1487 : Battle of Stoke Field
1st of October 1604 : World's first railway inaugurated
22nd of August 1642 : English Civil war Begins
1st of July 1918 : Disaster at Chilwell Shell Plant
19th of June 1978 : Botham sets all-rounder record
9th of February 1979 : Worlds first 1 Million footballer is bought

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Art is the symbol of the two noblest human efforts: to construct and to refrain from destruction. - Evelyn Waugh
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On this day:
Oxford surrenders to the Roundheads - 1646, The Legendary Newbury Coat Made - 1811, Worlds First Live Satellite Broadcast - 1967
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