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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1967 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:
Alfred Becomes King of Wessex - 0871, English order of knighthood founded - 1348, Birth of Shakespeare - 1564, Death of Shakespeare - 1616, Charles II is crowned - 1661, First Broadcast by British Monarch - 1924, Death of Blair Peach - 1979

Famous and historic events from 1967

Abortion Bill Passed
Barclays opens Britains 1st cashpoint
Beatles release 'All You Need is Love'
Breathalyser Introduced
Celtic win the European Cup
Donald Campbell killed trying to break own water speed record
First Episode of The Prisoner,
Hither Green Rail Disaster
QE2 Launched
Radio 1 goes on air
Stockport Air Disaster
The Beatles release Sgt Peppers
Worlds First Live Satellite Broadcast

Famous Britons born in 1967
Adrian Chiles
Carl Hester
Colin Jackson
Davina McCall
Douglas Alexander
Ed Balls
Jason Statham
Jon Ronson
Nick Clegg
Noel Gallagher
Oona King
Ozwald Boateng
Paul Gascoigne
Richard Herring
Steve Furst
Tim Vine
Tommy Smith

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A Picture of Britain
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Brit Quote:
There can be no liberty unless there is economic liberty. - Margaret Thatcher
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On this day:
Alfred Becomes King of Wessex - 0871, English order of knighthood founded - 1348, Birth of Shakespeare - 1564, Death of Shakespeare - 1616, Charles II is crowned - 1661, First Broadcast by British Monarch - 1924, Death of Blair Peach - 1979
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