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Famous dates in Islington:
2nd of December 1816 : Spa Fields Riot
10th of March 1886 : 1st Crufts Dog Show
5th of August 1901 : Britains 1st Cinema Opens
31st of May 1994 : Blair-Brown Granita Pact

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Recommended Books:

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

Brit Quote:
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative - John Stuart Mill
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On this day:
The Last public hanging - 1868, Prince of Wales Opens Vauxhall Bridge - 1906, British Find Oil in Persia - 1908, First Female Magistrate Appointed - 1913, First ever Glyndebourne - 1934
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