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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1881 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 1881

Opening of the Natural History Museum

Famous Britons born in 1881
Alexander Fleming
Alfred Radcliffe-Brown
Dame Rose Macaulay
Edward Wood
Ernest Bevin
Frederick Lonsdale
Lewis Richardson
P G Wodehouse
Stanley Houghton
Thomas Lewis
Tom Johnston
William Temple
Willie Gallacher

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A Picture of Britain
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Coast
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Churchill

Brit Quote:
A man without a goal is like a ship without a rudder. - Thomas Carlyle
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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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