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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1846 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 Great Torrington - 1646, Heaviest British Snowfall - 1929, Angel of the North Completed - 1998

Famous and historic events from 1846

Barrett and Browning Marry in Secret
Corn Laws abolished

Famous Britons born in 1846
Archibald Sayce
Charles Parnell
Charles Prestwich Scott
William Smith

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

Brit Quote:
I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you, you should stay home and have a good cry - Alan Bleasdale
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On this day:
Battle of Great Torrington - 1646, Heaviest British Snowfall - 1929, Angel of the North Completed - 1998
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