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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1814 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:
Edward I Expels Jews from England - 1290, Authority of the pope declared void in England - 1536, British Copsí 1-2-3 in Olympic Tug oí War - 1908, Mein Kampf Published - 1925, Great Martinstown Downpour - 1955, First UK Broadcast of Big Brother - 2000

Famous and historic events from 1814

Battle of Toulouse
British Burn Washington
First Plastic Surgery in Britain
London Beer Flood
Stephenson demonstrates 1st Steam Engine

Famous Britons born in 1814
Charles Reade
Edwin Lankester
James Paget
John Colenso
John Lawes
Joseph Hooker
Mrs Henry Wood

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Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children. - George Bernard Shaw
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On this day:
Edward I Expels Jews from England - 1290, Authority of the pope declared void in England - 1536, British Copsí 1-2-3 in Olympic Tug oí War - 1908, Mein Kampf Published - 1925, Great Martinstown Downpour - 1955, First UK Broadcast of Big Brother - 2000
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