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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1838 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:
Accord of Winchester - 1072, Evacuation of Dunkirk begins - 1940, Britainís Worst Road Accident - 1975

Famous and historic events from 1838

Maiden Voyage of SS Great Western
National Gallery Opens
Queen Victoria crowned

Famous Britons born in 1838
Daniel Cottier
George Symons
Henry Sidgwick
Octavia Hill
Sir Henry Irving
William Perkin

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A Picture of Britain
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Brit Quote:
Poverty of course is no disgrace, but it is damned annoying. - William Pitt (The Younger)
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On this day:
Accord of Winchester - 1072, Evacuation of Dunkirk begins - 1940, Britainís Worst Road Accident - 1975
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