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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1781 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:
Start of the Easter Uprising - 1916, Glorious Glosters Stand at Imjin River - 1951, Official opening of the Pennine Way - 1965, Bishopsgate Bombing - 1993

Famous and historic events from 1781

Battle of Dogger Bank
Battle of Jersey
British surrender at Yorktown
Ironbridge Opened
Uranus Discovered

Famous Britons born in 1781
David Brewster
George Stephenson
Henry Martyn
Samuel Clegg
Stamford Raffles

Recommended Books:

A Picture of Britain
A Picture of Britain
Ashes Fever
Ashes Fever
Coast
Coast
Churchill
Churchill

Brit Quote:
Every man dies. Not every man really lives. - William Wallace
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On this day:
Start of the Easter Uprising - 1916, Glorious Glosters Stand at Imjin River - 1951, Official opening of the Pennine Way - 1965, Bishopsgate Bombing - 1993
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