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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1899 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:
America Invades Whitehaven - 1778, Great Colchester Earthquake - 1884, Knox-Johnston completes first solo non stop voyage around the world - 1969

Famous and historic events from 1899

Boer War Begins
Churchill Captured by Boers
Churchill Fails in Oldham By-Election

Famous Britons born in 1899
Alfred Hitchcock
Charles Laughton
Charles Yonge
Cyril Radcliffe
Eric Linklater
H H Price
Harold Abrahams
James Laver
Juda Quastel
Nevil Shute
Noel Coward
Sidney Bernstein
Sir John Barbirolli
Vincent Wigglesworth
William Butlin

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A Picture of Britain
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Broadcasting is really too important to be left to the broadcasters. - Tony Benn
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On this day:
America Invades Whitehaven - 1778, Great Colchester Earthquake - 1884, Knox-Johnston completes first solo non stop voyage around the world - 1969
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