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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1996 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:
Saxon King Edmund martyred by the Vikings - 0869, Battle of Quiberon Bay - 1759, Nuremberg Trials begin - 1945, Snowdonia designated a National Park - 1951, Windsor Castle is damaged by fire - 1992, Diana Admits Adultery - 1995, Judith Keppel Who wants to be a Millionaire Winner - 2000

Famous and historic events from 1996

Canary Wharf bombed by IRA
Charles and Diana Divorce
Cocker's Contempt for Jackson at Brits
First Woman Jockey in Derby
Frankie Dettori’s Magnificent Seven
Parliament Returns Stone of Scone
The Dunblane Shootings

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Alas! they had been friends in youth; but whispering tongues can poison truth. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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On this day:
Saxon King Edmund martyred by the Vikings - 0869, Battle of Quiberon Bay - 1759, Nuremberg Trials begin - 1945, Snowdonia designated a National Park - 1951, Windsor Castle is damaged by fire - 1992, Diana Admits Adultery - 1995, Judith Keppel Who wants to be a Millionaire Winner - 2000
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