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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from Norfolk 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:
Scilly Naval Disaster 2000 Drown - 1707, First Plastic Surgery in Britain - 1814, Blantyre Mining Disaster - 1877, Crippen convicted at Old Bailey - 1910, George Blake Escapes from Wormwood Scrubs - 1966

Famous historic dates from Norfolk

5th of May 1010 : Battle of Ringmere
27th of August 1549 : Battle of Dussindale
3rd of April 1721 : Robert Walpole Becomes 1st British PM
29th of July 1751 : First International Title Fight
2nd of May 1845 : Great Yarmouth Bridge Disaster
13rd of November 1901 : Caister Lifeboat Disaster
19th of January 1915 : 1st British town hit by a Zeppelin raid
26th of September 1955 : 1st Birds Eye Fishfingers go on Sale
28th of July 1959 : Postcodes Introduced
6th of August 2000 : Great Yarmouth Showered with Fish

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On this day:
Scilly Naval Disaster 2000 Drown - 1707, First Plastic Surgery in Britain - 1814, Blantyre Mining Disaster - 1877, Crippen convicted at Old Bailey - 1910, George Blake Escapes from Wormwood Scrubs - 1966
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