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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from Warwickshire 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:
Henry II Crowned at Westminster Abbey - 1154, Dickens Publishes 'a Christmas Carol' - 1843, BBC World Service Begins - 1932, Penlee Lifeboat Disaster - 1981

Famous historic dates from Warwickshire

23rd of April 1564 : Birth of Shakespeare
14th of November 1582 : Shakespeare marries Anne Hathaway
23rd of October 1642 : Battle of Edgehill
12th of April 1937 : Whittle tests the 1st Jet Engine

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On this day:
Henry II Crowned at Westminster Abbey - 1154, Dickens Publishes 'a Christmas Carol' - 1843, BBC World Service Begins - 1932, Penlee Lifeboat Disaster - 1981
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