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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from Bedfordshire 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:
First Steam Locomotive Runs - 1804, Marx publishes The Communist Manifesto - 1848, Battle of Gujarat - 1849, Battle of Verdun Begins - 1916, SS Mendi Sunk off Isle of Wight - 1917

Famous historic dates from Bedfordshire

23rd of May 1931 : Whipsnade Zoo Opened
1st of December 1937 : Sellotape Goes on Sale

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I have a face like the behind of an elephant. - Charles Laughton
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On this day:
First Steam Locomotive Runs - 1804, Marx publishes The Communist Manifesto - 1848, Battle of Gujarat - 1849, Battle of Verdun Begins - 1916, SS Mendi Sunk off Isle of Wight - 1917
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