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Here are events from Wiltshire 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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Oxford surrenders to the Roundheads - 1646, The Legendary Newbury Coat Made - 1811, Worlds First Live Satellite Broadcast - 1967

Famous historic dates from Wiltshire

6th of January 878 : Battle of Chippenham
18th of November 1267 : Statute of Marlborough
13rd of July 1643 : Battle of Roundway Down
1st of August 1774 : Priestley Discovers Oxygen

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