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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1724 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:
Oxford surrenders to the Roundheads - 1646, The Legendary Newbury Coat Made - 1811, Worlds First Live Satellite Broadcast - 1967

Famous and historic events from 1724

Benjamin Franklin Arrives in London

Famous Britons born in 1724
Duncan McIntyre
George Stubbs
John Smeaton
John Smith
Samuel Hood

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A Picture of Britain
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A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on. - Winston Churchill
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On this day:
Oxford surrenders to the Roundheads - 1646, The Legendary Newbury Coat Made - 1811, Worlds First Live Satellite Broadcast - 1967
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