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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1883 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:
The Hundred Years War begins - 1337, Ashmolean Museum Opens - 1683, Westminster Bridge Opens - 1862

Famous and historic events from 1883

First electric trams begin running in London
Karl Marx Dies in London
Krakatoa Destroyed
Sunderland Theatre Disaster
The Boys Brigade is founded
Treasure Island Published

Famous Britons born in 1883
A S Neill
Arnold Bax
Clement Attlee
Compton Mackenzie
Ethel Gabain
Frederick Woolton
Gerald Berners
James Kemsley
James McBey
John Maynard Keynes
Norman Haworth
Sax Rohmer
Sir James Lithgow
T E Hulme
William Birkett

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A Picture of Britain
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Coast
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Churchill

Brit Quote:
One of the disadvantages of wine is that it makes a man mistake words for thoughts. - Samuel Johnson
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On this day:
The Hundred Years War begins - 1337, Ashmolean Museum Opens - 1683, Westminster Bridge Opens - 1862
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