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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from Northumberland 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:
Battle of Shrewsbury - 1403, French Invade Isle of Wight - 1545, First Lordís Test Match - 1884, Lord of the Rings Published - 1954, Man on the Moon - 1969, Tony Blair Elected Labour Leader - 1994

Famous historic dates from Northumberland

8th of June 793 : Vikings Raid Northumbria Coast for 1st time
13rd of November 1093 : Battle of Alnwick
28th of March 1296 : Battle of Berwick
30th of March 1296 : Sacking of Berwick upon Tweed
19th of July 1333 : Battle of Halidon Hill
19th of August 1388 : The Battle of Otterburn
25th of April 1464 : Battle of Hedgeley Moor
15th of May 1464 : Battle of Hexham
9th of September 1513 : Battle of Flodden Field
28th of August 1640 : Battle of Newburn
9th of March 1761 : The Hexham Riot
9th of December 1914 : The Ark Royal commissioned

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A Picture of Britain
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Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement. - C S Lewis
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On this day:
Battle of Shrewsbury - 1403, French Invade Isle of Wight - 1545, First Lordís Test Match - 1884, Lord of the Rings Published - 1954, Man on the Moon - 1969, Tony Blair Elected Labour Leader - 1994
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