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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from Lanarkshire 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:
Drake Starts round the world voyage - 1577, Battle of Alton - 1643, Battle of the River Plate - 1939, Jackanory First Broadcast - 1965

Famous historic dates from Lanarkshire

11th of June 1679 : Battle of Drumclog
22nd of June 1679 : Battle of Bothwell Bridge
22nd of October 1877 : Blantyre Mining Disaster

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Be yourself is about the worst advice you can give to some people. - J B Priestley
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On this day:
Drake Starts round the world voyage - 1577, Battle of Alton - 1643, Battle of the River Plate - 1939, Jackanory First Broadcast - 1965
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