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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from Ayrshire and Arran 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:
George II Fights Battle of Dettingen - 1743, 1st World Championship Bout by Queensbury Rules - 1890, Barclays opens Britains 1st cashpoint - 1967, Tony Blair announces resignation - 2007

Famous historic dates from Ayrshire and Arran

2nd of October 1263 : Battle of Largs
10th of May 1307 : Battle of Loudoun Hill
25th of January 1759 : Robert Burns Born
17th of October 1860 : 1st Professional Golf Tournament
26th of September 1861 : 1st British Open Golf Championship

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If your morals make you dreary, depend on it, they are wrong. - Robert Louis Stevenson
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On this day:
George II Fights Battle of Dettingen - 1743, 1st World Championship Bout by Queensbury Rules - 1890, Barclays opens Britains 1st cashpoint - 1967, Tony Blair announces resignation - 2007
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