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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:
Flannan Isles Mystery Born - 1900, Retreat from Gallipoli - 1915, Bosman Ruling - 1995

Famous historic dates from Borders

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

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