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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from Northamptonshire 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:
America Invades Whitehaven - 1778, Great Colchester Earthquake - 1884, Knox-Johnston completes first solo non stop voyage around the world - 1969

Famous historic dates from Northamptonshire

1st of June 061 : Defeat of Boudicca
10th of July 1460 : Battle of Northampton
8th of February 1587 : Mary, Queen of Scots is executed
8th of June 1607 : The Newton Rebellion and Massacre
14th of June 1645 : Battle of Naseby
3rd of June 1647 : Army Seizes Charles I
29th of June 1966 : First British Credit Card Launched

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Brit Quote:
I remain just one thing, and one thing only, and that is a clown. It places me on a far higher plane than any politician. - Charlie Chaplin
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On this day:
America Invades Whitehaven - 1778, Great Colchester Earthquake - 1884, Knox-Johnston completes first solo non stop voyage around the world - 1969
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