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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1812 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:
Jews Massacred in Bury St Edmunds - 1190, Building begins of Dartmoor Prison - 1806, Opening of the Burlington Arcade - 1819, Beatles release Cant Buy Me Love - 1964, World Cup Stolen - 1966, IRA Bombs Warrington - 1993

Famous and historic events from 1812

America declares war on Britain
Prime Minister Spencer Perceval Assassinated

Famous Britons born in 1812
Augustus Pugin
Charles Dickens
Charlotte Schreiber
Edward Lear
George Gardner
George Grey
George Routledge
Geraldine Jewsbury
Kirkpatrick MacMillan
Robert Browning
Samuel Smiles

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A Picture of Britain
A Picture of Britain
Ashes Fever
Ashes Fever
Coast
Coast
Churchill
Churchill

Brit Quote:
History is written by the victors. - Winston Churchill
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On this day:
Jews Massacred in Bury St Edmunds - 1190, Building begins of Dartmoor Prison - 1806, Opening of the Burlington Arcade - 1819, Beatles release Cant Buy Me Love - 1964, World Cup Stolen - 1966, IRA Bombs Warrington - 1993
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