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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1804 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:
First Manned Balloon Flight - 1783, The Great Storm - 1987, Andy Green breaks sound barrier on land - 1997

Famous and historic events from 1804

First Steam Locomotive Runs
RHS Founded

Famous Britons born in 1804
Benjamin Disraeli
James Kay-Shuttleworth
John Gould
Richard Cobden
Richard Lander
Robert Lee
Samuel Phelps
Sir Richard Owen
William Gilbert

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A Picture of Britain
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Brit Quote:
If you feel that life is one of Gods jokes there is still no reason not to make it a good oke - Kenneth Williams
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On this day:
First Manned Balloon Flight - 1783, The Great Storm - 1987, Andy Green breaks sound barrier on land - 1997
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