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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from Cambridgeshire 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:
1st Wimbledon tennis tournament - 1877, HMS Vanguard Lost with 843 Men - 1917, Engagement of Queen Elizabeth - 1947, Supercell Storm over Wokingham - 1959, Lightning strikes York Minster - 1984, First Episode of The Office - 2001

Famous historic dates from Cambridgeshire

1st of February 1106 : The Great Comet
12th of October 1216 : King John Loses Crown Jewels
16th of April 1705 : Newton the First Scientist Knighted
8th of September 1727 : Burwell Puppet Show Fire
22nd of May 1816 : Littleport’s Bread or Blood Riot Begins
25th of April 1953 : Crick and Watson discover DNA
17th of December 2003 : Ian Huntly found Guilty of Soham Murders

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It is most unwise for people in love to marry. - George Bernard Shaw
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On this day:
1st Wimbledon tennis tournament - 1877, HMS Vanguard Lost with 843 Men - 1917, Engagement of Queen Elizabeth - 1947, Supercell Storm over Wokingham - 1959, Lightning strikes York Minster - 1984, First Episode of The Office - 2001
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