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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:
Sacking of Berwick upon Tweed - 1296, End of the Crimean War - 1856, Airey Neave assasinated - 1979, John Major gets on his Soapbox - 1992, 1st Broadcast of Channel 5 - 1997, Queen Mother Dies - 2002

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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The dictum that truth always triumphs over persecution is one of the pleasant falsehoods which men repeat after one another till they pass into commonplaces, but which all experience refutes. - John Stuart Mill
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On this day:
Sacking of Berwick upon Tweed - 1296, End of the Crimean War - 1856, Airey Neave assasinated - 1979, John Major gets on his Soapbox - 1992, 1st Broadcast of Channel 5 - 1997, Queen Mother Dies - 2002
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