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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1973 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:
Boston Massachusetts Founded - 1630, Operation Market Garden - Allied invasion of Holland - 1944, Lord of the Flies Published - 1954

Famous and historic events from 1973

1st episode of Last of the Summer Wine
Britains Joins the EEC
Dark Side of the Moon Released
First Open Univeristy Graduates
Gareth Edwards the Greatest Try
Princess Anne and Mark Phillips Marry
Summerland Fire Disaster
Tubular Bells released
Vote to retain Union in Northern Ireland

Famous Britons born in 1973
Austin Healey
Ben Fogle
Beverley Knight
Daniella Westbrook
Darren Campbell
Dermot O'Leary
Gabby Logan
Iain Lee
Jamie Baulch
Jimi Mistry
Jo Pavey
Kate Beckinsale
Lee Westwood
Leigh Francis
Lisa Faulkner
Marcus Brigstocke
Martha Lane Fox
Noel Fielding
Paddy McGuinness
Paula Radcliffe
Peter Kay
Ryan Giggs
Sarah Willingham
Victoria Coren

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A Picture of Britain
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Brit Quote:
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure. - Samuel Johnson
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On this day:
Boston Massachusetts Founded - 1630, Operation Market Garden - Allied invasion of Holland - 1944, Lord of the Flies Published - 1954
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