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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1799 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:
Paradise Lost Published - 1667, First Benny Hill TV Show - 1951, Marchioness Disaster - 1989

Famous and historic events from 1799

The Rosetta Stone Revealed
William Pitt introduces income tax

Famous Britons born in 1799
Anna Atkins
Catherine Gore
Edward Calvert
George Grey
John Lindley
Mary Anning
Michael Bass
William Lassell

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A Picture of Britain
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Brit Quote:
There are only two styles of portrait painting; the serious and the smirk. - Charles Dickens
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On this day:
Paradise Lost Published - 1667, First Benny Hill TV Show - 1951, Marchioness Disaster - 1989
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