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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from Lincolnshire 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:
James VI of Scotland crowned James I of England. - 1603, Nelson Loses his Arm - 1797, Stephenson demonstrates 1st Steam Engine - 1814, 1st Scout Camp - 1907, Louis Bleriot flies the Channel - 1909, First Test Tube Baby Born - 1978

Famous historic dates from Lincolnshire

9th of May 1092 : Lincoln Cathedral Consecrated
2nd of February 1141 : Battle of Lincoln
20th of May 1217 : The Second Battle of Lincoln
7th of February 1301 : First English Prince of Wales
27th of November 1914 : Britains 1st policewoman goes on duty
16th of May 1943 : Dambusters Raid
11th of February 1975 : Margaret Thatcher becomes leader of the Tory Party
4th of May 1979 : Margaret Thatcher becomes Britains 1st Female PM

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On this day:
James VI of Scotland crowned James I of England. - 1603, Nelson Loses his Arm - 1797, Stephenson demonstrates 1st Steam Engine - 1814, 1st Scout Camp - 1907, Louis Bleriot flies the Channel - 1909, First Test Tube Baby Born - 1978
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