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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1864 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 Falkirk - 1746, Scott reaches the South Pole - 1912

Famous and historic events from 1864

First Geneva Convention Signed
Great Sheffield Flood
Opening of the Clifton Suspension Bridge
The First International Meets in London

Famous Britons born in 1864
Arthur Woodward
Cosmo Lang
Ernest Gimson
John Gregory
Leonard Hobhouse
Peter Mitchell
Phil May
Sebastian de Ferranti
Sir Robert Lorimer

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A Picture of Britain
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The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life. - William Morris
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On this day:
Battle of Falkirk - 1746, Scott reaches the South Pole - 1912
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