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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1902 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:
Battle of Hedgeley Moor - 1464, Robinson Crusoe Published - 1719, Treaty of Amiens Signed - 1802, Crick and Watson discover DNA - 1953

Famous and historic events from 1902

Coronation of Edward VII

Famous Britons born in 1902
Alan John Sainsbury
Allen Lane
Dame Flora Robson
Eric Liddell
Megan Lloyd-George
Rab Butler
Ralph Richardson
Sir Karl Popper
Sir Kingsley Amis
Stevie Smith
William Thorpe
William Walton

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A Picture of Britain
A Picture of Britain
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Brit Quote:
I always wanted to be an explorer, but - it seemed I was doomed to be nothing more than a very silly person. - Michael Palin
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On this day:
Battle of Hedgeley Moor - 1464, Robinson Crusoe Published - 1719, Treaty of Amiens Signed - 1802, Crick and Watson discover DNA - 1953
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