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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1877 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 Margate - 1387, Elizabeth I dies - 1603, The Real Great Escape - 1944, Dark Side of the Moon Released - 1973

Famous and historic events from 1877

1st Test Match - England V Australia
1st Wimbledon tennis tournament
Blantyre Mining Disaster
Victoria Proclaimed Empress of India

Famous Britons born in 1877
Bernard Spilsbury
Charles Barkla
Charles Rolls
Desmond MacCarthy
Edwin Roe
Francis Aston
Frederick Soddy
Frederick Twort
Godfrey Hardy
James Jeans
Lord Nuffield
Percy Scholes
Roger Quilter
Teresa Billington-Greig
Wilfred Rhodes
William Richard Morris

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A Picture of Britain
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Brit Quote:
When one is writing a novel in the first person, one must be that person. - Daphne du Maurier
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On this day:
Battle of Margate - 1387, Elizabeth I dies - 1603, The Real Great Escape - 1944, Dark Side of the Moon Released - 1973
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