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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from Derbyshire 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:
Battle of Ashingdon - 1016, Chewing Gum first goes on sale - 1911, BBC Formed - 1922

Famous historic dates from Derbyshire

8th of December 1745 : Bonnie Prince Charlie Turns Back at Derby
17th of April 1951 : Peak District is designated Britain's first national park
24th of April 1965 : Official opening of the Pennine Way
8th of January 1989 : Kegworth Air Crash

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If someone's dumb enough to offer me a million dollars to make a picture, I'm certainly not dumb enough to turn it down. - Elizabeth Taylor
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On this day:
Battle of Ashingdon - 1016, Chewing Gum first goes on sale - 1911, BBC Formed - 1922
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