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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1876 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 Bramham Moor - 1408, Treaty of Westminster signed - 1674, First Man Utd Match at Old Trafford - 1910, 1st episode of Eastenders - 1985, Cocker's Contempt for Jackson at Brits - 1996

Famous and historic events from 1876

Alexander Graham Bell makes 1st telephone call

Famous Britons born in 1876
Eglantyne Jebb
Ernest Wilson
Frank Richards
Gwen John
Harold Gilman
Havergal Brian
Ian Hay
John Marshall
Maud Royden
Muirhead Bone
Nigel Gresley
Robert McColl

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A Picture of Britain
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No ghost was ever seen by two pairs of eyes. - Thomas Carlyle
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On this day:
Battle of Bramham Moor - 1408, Treaty of Westminster signed - 1674, First Man Utd Match at Old Trafford - 1910, 1st episode of Eastenders - 1985, Cocker's Contempt for Jackson at Brits - 1996
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