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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1831 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 Hastings - 1066, Battle of Old Byland - 1322, Caerphilly Pit disaster - 1913, Winnie the Pooh Published - 1926, Balham Blitz Tube Disaster - 1940, Fifty Pence Coin Issued - 1969

Famous and historic events from 1831

Broughton Bridge Collapse
Darwin Sets Sail on The Beagle

Famous Britons born in 1831
Archibald Couper
George Nares
James Maxwell
Peter Tait
Philip Webb
Richard Shaw

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

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There's no such thing as old age, there is only sorrow - Fay Weldon
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On this day:
Battle of Hastings - 1066, Battle of Old Byland - 1322, Caerphilly Pit disaster - 1913, Winnie the Pooh Published - 1926, Balham Blitz Tube Disaster - 1940, Fifty Pence Coin Issued - 1969
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