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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from Stirlingshire 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 Shrewsbury - 1403, French Invade Isle of Wight - 1545, First Lordís Test Match - 1884, Lord of the Rings Published - 1954, Man on the Moon - 1969, Tony Blair Elected Labour Leader - 1994

Famous historic dates from Stirlingshire

11th of September 1297 : Battle of Stirling Bridge
22nd of July 1298 : Battle of Falkirk
20th of July 1304 : Stirling Castle Falls to Edward I
24th of June 1314 : Battle of Bannockburn
11th of June 1488 : Battle of Sauchieburn
9th of September 1543 : Mary Queen of Scots Crowned
15th of August 1645 : Battle of Kilsyth
13rd of November 1715 : Battle of Sheriffmuir
17th of January 1746 : Battle of Falkirk
14th of July 1928 : First National Grid Pylon Erected
30th of July 1984 : Falkirk Rail Disaster

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Never keep up with the Jones's. Drag them down to your level instead - Quentin Crisp
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On this day:
Battle of Shrewsbury - 1403, French Invade Isle of Wight - 1545, First Lordís Test Match - 1884, Lord of the Rings Published - 1954, Man on the Moon - 1969, Tony Blair Elected Labour Leader - 1994
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