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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1810 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 Shrewsbury - 1403, French Invade Isle of Wight - 1545, First Lordís Test Match - 1884, Lord of the Rings Published - 1954, Man on the Moon - 1969, Tony Blair Elected Labour Leader - 1994

Famous and historic events from 1810

Paisley Canal Disaster
Wrecking of HMS Minotaur

Famous Britons born in 1810
Alicia Spottiswoode
Edward Neale
Elizabeth Gaskell
Henry Rawlinson
Philip Gosse
Sidney Herbert
William Armstrong
William Miller

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A Picture of Britain
A Picture of Britain
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Coast
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Churchill

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A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other. - Charles Dickens
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On this day:
Battle of Shrewsbury - 1403, French Invade Isle of Wight - 1545, First Lordís Test Match - 1884, Lord of the Rings Published - 1954, Man on the Moon - 1969, Tony Blair Elected Labour Leader - 1994
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