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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1645 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:
Covent Garden Theatre Opens - 1732, William Pitt becomes youngest PM - 1783, Pearl Harbour - 1941

Famous and historic events from 1645

Battle of Alford
Battle of Auldearn
Battle of Kilsyth
Battle of Naseby
Battle of Philiphaugh
Battle of Rowton Heath

Famous Britons born in 1645
Judge Jeffreys
Sidney Godolphin
William Kidd

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A Picture of Britain
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Brit Quote:
A man seldom thinks with more earnestness of anything than he does of his dinner - Samuel Johnson
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On this day:
Covent Garden Theatre Opens - 1732, William Pitt becomes youngest PM - 1783, Pearl Harbour - 1941
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