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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1819 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 Sampford Courtenay - 1549, Battle of Preston - 1648, First Pedestrian Killed by Car - 1896, Animal Farm Published - 1945

Famous and historic events from 1819

1st Paddleship steamer crosses Atlantic
Ivanhoe Published
Opening of the Burlington Arcade
Peterloo Massacre
Raffles Founds Singapore

Famous Britons born in 1819
Arthur Clough
Charles Halle
Charles Kingsley
Ernest Charles Jones
George Eliot
John Adams
John Ruskin
Prince Albert
Queen Victoria
Ralph Robert Wheeler Lingen
Sir Henry Tate

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I always arrive late at the office, but I make up for it by leaving early. - Charles Lamb
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On this day:
Battle of Sampford Courtenay - 1549, Battle of Preston - 1648, First Pedestrian Killed by Car - 1896, Animal Farm Published - 1945
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