Related links:

British History | Famous Britons | Lore & Legend | Rather Interesting

Join in

Send page to a friend

Accommodation Search

Historic Dates by County:

England: Bath | Bedfordshire | Berkshire | Bristol | Buckinghamshire | Cambridgeshire | Cheshire | Cornwall | County Durham | Cumbria | Derbyshire | Devon | Dorset | East Yorkshire | Essex | Gloucestershire | Greater Manchester | Hampshire | Hertfordshire | Isle of Wight | Kent | Lancashire | Leicestershire | Lincolnshire | London | Merseyside | Norfolk | North Yorkshire | Northamptonshire | Northumberland | Nottinghamshire | Oxfordshire | Rutland | Shropshire | Somerset | South Yorkshire | Staffordshire | Suffolk | Surrey | Sussex | Tyne and Wear | Warwickshire | West Midlands | West Yorkshire | Wiltshire | Worcestershire | Scotland: Angus and Dundee | Argyll | Ayrshire and Arran | Borders | Dumfries and Galloway | Edinburgh and the Lothians | Fife | Glasgow | Grampian | Highlands | Isle of Mull | Lanarkshire | Orkneys | Perthshire | Shetland Isles | Stirlingshire | Western Isles | Wales: Anglesey | Mid Wales | North Wales | South Wales | West Wales | Ireland: Dublin | Louth | Offshore: Guernsey | Isle of Man | Isles of Scilly | Jersey | Northern Ireland: Belfast | County Antrim | County Armagh | County Fermanagh | County Londonderry

Featured Destination

June 2017: The Resorts of North Devon

Devon is the only county in England with two separate coasts, north and south. It is the latter that is perhaps better known and more ...More
More Uk destinations

Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from Sussex 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.
More dates from British history

Search by name:   or

On this day:
Battle of Sampford Courtenay - 1549, Battle of Preston - 1648, First Pedestrian Killed by Car - 1896, Animal Farm Published - 1945

Famous historic dates from Sussex

28th of September 1066 : William the Conqueror lands
14th of October 1066 : Battle of Hastings
14th of May 1264 : Battle of Lewes
29th of August 1350 : Battle of Winchelsea
15th of March 1360 : French Invade Sussex
10th of July 1690 : Battle of Beachy Head
20th of May 1729 : The Great Bexhill Waterspout and Tornado
27th of December 1836 : Britainís Worst Avalanche
8th of December 1863 : Britainís First Heavyweight Boxing Champ
1st of October 1894 : First British Cable Car Opens
18th of December 1912 : Piltdown Man Discovered
14th of October 1926 : Winnie the Pooh Published
26th of May 1934 : First ever Glyndebourne
18th of May 1964 : Mods and Rockers Battle
3rd of July 1969 : Death of a Rolling Stone
1st of April 1980 : Britains 1st nudist beach opens
12th of October 1984 : IRA Bomb Grand Hotel Brighton
7th of January 1998 : Selseyís Devastating Waterspout

Recommended Books:

A Picture of Britain
A Picture of Britain
Ashes Fever
Ashes Fever
Coast
Coast
Churchill
Churchill

Brit Quote:
Happiness is the sublime moment when you get out of your corsets at night - Joyce Grenfell
More Quotes

On this day:
Battle of Sampford Courtenay - 1549, Battle of Preston - 1648, First Pedestrian Killed by Car - 1896, Animal Farm Published - 1945
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages