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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1874 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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Battle of Edgehill - 1642, First Parliament of Great Britain - 1707, War of Jenkinsí Ear Begins - 1739, First British-Made Ford Car - 1911, Battle of El Alamein - 1942

Famous and historic events from 1874

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Famous Britons born in 1874
Ernest Shackleton
GK Chesterton
Gordon Bottomley
Gustav Holst
Harold Harwood
Harry McGowan
Hewlett Johnson
Holbrook Jackson
Howard Carter
James Thomas
Katharine Atholl
Lewis Spence
Mabel Royds
Martin Lowry
Mary Garden
Rowland Biffen
Somerset Maugham
Winston Churchill

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To truly laugh, you must be able to take your pain, and play with it! - Charlie Chaplin
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On this day:
Battle of Edgehill - 1642, First Parliament of Great Britain - 1707, War of Jenkinsí Ear Begins - 1739, First British-Made Ford Car - 1911, Battle of El Alamein - 1942
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