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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1990 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 St Albans - Wars of the Roses starts - 1455, James Iís Bargain Baronets - 1611, Littleportís Bread or Blood Riot Begins - 1816, Britains worst Rail Disaster - 1915, Burgess and Maclean Defect - 1951, Abbeystead Disaster - 1984, Murder of Lee Rigby - 2013

Famous and historic events from 1990

Britain joins the Exchange Rate Mechanism
Burns Day Killer Storm
Channel Tunnel Links Britain and France
Geoffrey Howes resignation speech
Iraq Frees 100 UK Hostages
Margaret Thatcher Resigns
Poll Tax Riots
Strangeways Prison Riot Begins
Tim Berners-Lee Proposes world wide web

Famous Britons born in 1990
Dani King
Daniel Purvis
Emma Watson
Jazmin Carlin
Jessica Varnish
Joe Root
Jonny Brownlee
Jordan Henderson
Katherine Copeland
Peter Chambers

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A Picture of Britain
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There is frequently more to be learned from the unexpected questions of a child than the discourses of men - John Locke
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On this day:
Battle of St Albans - Wars of the Roses starts - 1455, James Iís Bargain Baronets - 1611, Littleportís Bread or Blood Riot Begins - 1816, Britains worst Rail Disaster - 1915, Burgess and Maclean Defect - 1951, Abbeystead Disaster - 1984, Murder of Lee Rigby - 2013
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