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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:
Battle of Edgehill - 1642, First Parliament of Great Britain - 1707, War of Jenkinsí Ear Begins - 1739, First British-Made Ford Car - 1911, Battle of El Alamein - 1942

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

Recommended Books:

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

Brit Quote:
It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do - Jerome K Jerome
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On this day:
Battle of Edgehill - 1642, First Parliament of Great Britain - 1707, War of Jenkinsí Ear Begins - 1739, First British-Made Ford Car - 1911, Battle of El Alamein - 1942
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