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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from Borders 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:
Irish Catholic Uprising - 1641, Battle of Trafalgar - 1805, First Women Peers Enter Lords - 1958, 1st British Nuclear Powered Sub launched - 1960, The Aberfan Disaster - 1966

Famous historic dates from Borders

27th of February 1545 : Battle of Ancrum Moor
13rd of September 1645 : Battle of Philiphaugh

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In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny - John Stuart Mill
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On this day:
Irish Catholic Uprising - 1641, Battle of Trafalgar - 1805, First Women Peers Enter Lords - 1958, 1st British Nuclear Powered Sub launched - 1960, The Aberfan Disaster - 1966
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