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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from Grampian 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:
Battle of Edgehill - 1642, First Parliament of Great Britain - 1707, War of Jenkinsí Ear Begins - 1739, First British-Made Ford Car - 1911, Battle of El Alamein - 1942

Famous historic dates from Grampian

14th of August 1040 : Duncan Killed by Macbeth
15th of August 1057 : Macbeth Killed at Lumphanan
24th of July 1411 : Battle of Harlaw
13rd of September 1644 : Battle of Aberdeen
2nd of July 1645 : Battle of Alford
9th of September 1715 : The Earl of Marís Declaration
22nd of December 1715 : Old Pretender Lands at Peterhead
19th of August 1848 : Storm Claims 100 Scottish Fishermen
19th of October 1970 : North Sea Oil Discovered
3rd of November 1975 : North Sea Oil starts to flow
6th of July 1988 : Piper Alpha Disaster

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Brit Quote:
Whenever people talk to me about the weather I always feel certain that they mean something else - Oscar Wilde
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On this day:
Battle of Edgehill - 1642, First Parliament of Great Britain - 1707, War of Jenkinsí Ear Begins - 1739, First British-Made Ford Car - 1911, Battle of El Alamein - 1942
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