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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:
Edinburgh Fires - 1824, Lambeth Poisoner Hanged - 1892, Churchill Captured by Boers - 1899, Anglo Irish Agreement signed - 1985

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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Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious. - Oscar Wilde
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On this day:
Edinburgh Fires - 1824, Lambeth Poisoner Hanged - 1892, Churchill Captured by Boers - 1899, Anglo Irish Agreement signed - 1985
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