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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1915 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:
Statute of Marlborough - 1267, Caxton Prints 1st Book in England - 1477, Table Tennis 1st played - 1889, Battle of the Somme Ends - 1916, Walton Sextuplets Born - 1983, Kings Cross Fire - 1987, Beirut Hostage Terry Waite Released - 1991

Famous and historic events from 1915

1st British town hit by a Zeppelin raid
Britains worst Rail Disaster
Edith Cavell Executed
First British WI Meeting
First Zeppelin Air Raids on London
Man Utd-Liverpool Match-Fixing Scandal,
Retreat from Gallipoli
Sinking of the Lusitania
Zeppelin Fire-Bombs Southend

Famous Britons born in 1915
Arthur Lowe
Dennis Price
Ewan MacColl
Humphrey Searle
Ian Ramsey
Marghanita Laski
Norman Wisdom
Sir Fred Hoyle
Sir Peter Medawar
Stanley Matthews
Sydney Goodsir Smith

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A Picture of Britain
A Picture of Britain
Ashes Fever
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Coast
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Churchill
Churchill

Brit Quote:
A poem is true if it hangs together. Information points to something else. A poem points to nothing but itself - E M Forster
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On this day:
Statute of Marlborough - 1267, Caxton Prints 1st Book in England - 1477, Table Tennis 1st played - 1889, Battle of the Somme Ends - 1916, Walton Sextuplets Born - 1983, Kings Cross Fire - 1987, Beirut Hostage Terry Waite Released - 1991
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