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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from Dublin 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 Dublin

21st of April 1907 : Sinn Fein Formed
24th of April 1916 : Start of the Easter Uprising
2nd of February 1972 : British Embassy in Dublin bombed
15th of November 1985 : Anglo Irish Agreement signed

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One of the most important days of my life was when I learned to ride a bicycle - Michael Palin
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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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