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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1963 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:
Trial of Oscar Wilde begins - 1895, Tussauds Finally Reopens after Fire, - 1928, Guernica Bombed - 1937, Chernobyl - 1986, Death of Jill Dando - 1999

Famous and historic events from 1963

Assassination of President Kennedy
First Episode of Doctor Who
Great Train Robbery
John Profumo resigns
Martin Luther King Has a Dream

Famous Britons born in 1963
Alison Hargreaves
Armando Iannucci
Caroline Ahern
Colin Montgomerie
David Schneider
George Michael
Gillian Wearing
Graham Poll
Helen Sharman
Ian Brown
Ian Wright
Jack Russell
James May
Johnny Marr
Laura Davies
Nick Berry
Nick Robinson
Norman Cook (Fatboy Slim)
Paul Mckenna
Paul Oakenfold
Philip Glenister
Rachel Whiteread
Raj Persaud
Sarah Brown
Stephen Conroy
Toby Young
Todd Carty
Tracy Emin

Recommended Books:

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

Brit Quote:
I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end - Margaret Thatcher
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On this day:
Trial of Oscar Wilde begins - 1895, Tussauds Finally Reopens after Fire, - 1928, Guernica Bombed - 1937, Chernobyl - 1986, Death of Jill Dando - 1999
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