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Famous dates in Whitehall:
25th of January 1533 : Henry VIII marries Anne Boleyn
1th of November 1604 : First Known Performance of Othello
1th of November 1611 : The Tempest First Performed
29th of October 1618 : Walter Raleigh is executed
30th of January 1649 : Charles I beheaded
28th of January 1807 : Pall Mall First Street Lit with Gas
11th of November 1919 : First Two-Minute Silence
15th of May 1921 : British Legion Formed
13rd of May 1940 : Churchill forms Wartime Coalition Government
16th of March 1976 : Harold Wilson Resigns
13rd of June 1981 : Fantasy Assassin Targets the Queen
7th of February 1991 : IRA Fires Mortar at 10 Downing St
1th of May 1997 : Tony Blairs 'New Labour' sweeps to power
30th of July 1997 : Cool Britannia Party at 10 Downing Street
1th of May 2000 : Millennium May Day Protests

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

Brit Quote:
The fact of the matter is that most actors are shy people. - Roger Moore
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On this day:
Battle of Blackheath - 1497, Lister performs the first operation using an antiseptic. - 1867, Robert Calvi Gods Banker found dead - 1982
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