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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1894 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:
Liberation of Orkneys & Shetlands - 1472

Famous and historic events from 1894

Blackpool Tower Opened
Death Duties Introduced
First British Cable Car Opens
First international terrorist attack on Britain?
Manchester Ship Canal Opens

Famous Britons born in 1894
Aldous Huxley
Anne Loughlin
Arthur Horner
Baroness Stella Swanborough
Ben Nicholson
Billy Rootes
Edward VIII
Elinor Brent-Dyer
F L Lucas
Gwilym Lloyd-George
Harold Macmillan
Herbert Sutcliffe
J B Priestley
John Lennard-Jones
Max Miller
Roy Thomson

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A Picture of Britain
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Coast
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Churchill

Brit Quote:
A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other. - Charles Dickens
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On this day:
Liberation of Orkneys & Shetlands - 1472
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