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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1823 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:
Archbishop of Canterbury Martyred by Vikings - 1012, Drake Attacks Cadiz - 1587, Cook reaches Australia - 1770, Waco Siege Ends - 1993

Famous and historic events from 1823

First Mackintosh Sold
Redcoats Drop Breeches

Famous Britons born in 1823
Alfred Wallace
Coventry Patmore
George Washington Wilson
Jemima Blackburn
Sir William Siemens
William Cory

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

Brit Quote:
Give the enemy not only a road for flight, but also a means of defending it. - Thomas Hardy
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On this day:
Archbishop of Canterbury Martyred by Vikings - 1012, Drake Attacks Cadiz - 1587, Cook reaches Australia - 1770, Waco Siege Ends - 1993
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