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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1892 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:
First Steam Locomotive Runs - 1804, Marx publishes The Communist Manifesto - 1848, Battle of Gujarat - 1849, Battle of Verdun Begins - 1916, SS Mendi Sunk off Isle of Wight - 1917

Famous and historic events from 1892

First Asian MP Elected
Lambeth Poisoner Hanged
Sherlock Holmes 1st Published

Famous Britons born in 1892
Arthur 'Bomber' Harris
Dame Eva Turner
David Garnett
Edward Appleton
Herbert Howells
Hugh MacDiarmid
J R R Tolkien
Kaikhosru Sorabji
Margaret Rutherford
Sir George Thomson
Sir Gordon Russell
Tommy Handley
Vita Sackville-West

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On this day:
First Steam Locomotive Runs - 1804, Marx publishes The Communist Manifesto - 1848, Battle of Gujarat - 1849, Battle of Verdun Begins - 1916, SS Mendi Sunk off Isle of Wight - 1917
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