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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from Highlands 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:
Scilly Naval Disaster 2000 Drown - 1707, First Plastic Surgery in Britain - 1814, Blantyre Mining Disaster - 1877, Crippen convicted at Old Bailey - 1910, George Blake Escapes from Wormwood Scrubs - 1966

Famous historic dates from Highlands

22nd of August 565 : St Columba Sees Nessie
9th of May 1645 : Battle of Auldearn
27th of April 1650 : Battle of Carbisdale
10th of June 1719 : Battle of Glen Shiel
19th of August 1745 : Bonnie Prince Charlie raises standard at Glenfinnan
16th of April 1746 : Battle of Culloden
15th of September 1931 : Invergordon Mutiny
12th of November 1933 : First Photo of Nessie
22nd of November 1971 : Cairngorm Climbing Tragedy

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What really matters is what you do with what you have. - H G Wells
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On this day:
Scilly Naval Disaster 2000 Drown - 1707, First Plastic Surgery in Britain - 1814, Blantyre Mining Disaster - 1877, Crippen convicted at Old Bailey - 1910, George Blake Escapes from Wormwood Scrubs - 1966
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