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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from Somerset 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:
Tennyson becomes Poet laureate - 1850, The Gettysburg Address - 1863, First National Lottery Draw - 1994

Famous historic dates from Somerset

6th of July 1685 : Battle of Sedgemoor
19th of September 1970 : First Glastonbury

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Fathers should be neither seen nor heard. That is the only proper basis for family life - Oscar Wilde
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On this day:
Tennyson becomes Poet laureate - 1850, The Gettysburg Address - 1863, First National Lottery Draw - 1994
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