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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from East Yorkshire 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 Berwick - 1296, Fire Claims 19 Glasgow Firefighters - 1960

Famous historic dates from East Yorkshire

20th of June 1726 : First Municipal Fire Brigade Forms
24th of August 1921 : Hull Airship Disaster
5th of August 1970 : First English Match to “Go to Penalties”
4th of December 1979 : The Hastie Fire
24th of June 1981 : The Humber Bridge Opens to Traffic

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It is not how much one makes but to what purpose one spends. - John Ruskin
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Battle of Berwick - 1296, Fire Claims 19 Glasgow Firefighters - 1960
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