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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 Shrewsbury - 1403, French Invade Isle of Wight - 1545, First Lordís Test Match - 1884, Lord of the Rings Published - 1954, Man on the Moon - 1969, Tony Blair Elected Labour Leader - 1994

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
A Picture of Britain
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Coast
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Churchill

Brit Quote:
The important thing is to know how to take all things quietly. - Michael Faraday
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On this day:
Battle of Shrewsbury - 1403, French Invade Isle of Wight - 1545, First Lordís Test Match - 1884, Lord of the Rings Published - 1954, Man on the Moon - 1969, Tony Blair Elected Labour Leader - 1994
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