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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from Cambridgeshire 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 St Albans - Wars of the Roses starts - 1455, James Iís Bargain Baronets - 1611, Littleportís Bread or Blood Riot Begins - 1816, Britains worst Rail Disaster - 1915, Burgess and Maclean Defect - 1951, Abbeystead Disaster - 1984, Murder of Lee Rigby - 2013

Famous historic dates from Cambridgeshire

1st of February 1106 : The Great Comet
12th of October 1216 : King John Loses Crown Jewels
16th of April 1705 : Newton the First Scientist Knighted
8th of September 1727 : Burwell Puppet Show Fire
22nd of May 1816 : Littleportís Bread or Blood Riot Begins
25th of April 1953 : Crick and Watson discover DNA
17th of December 2003 : Ian Huntly found Guilty of Soham Murders

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On this day:
Battle of St Albans - Wars of the Roses starts - 1455, James Iís Bargain Baronets - 1611, Littleportís Bread or Blood Riot Begins - 1816, Britains worst Rail Disaster - 1915, Burgess and Maclean Defect - 1951, Abbeystead Disaster - 1984, Murder of Lee Rigby - 2013
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