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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from Stirlingshire 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:
Edgar the Peaceable Unites English Kingdoms - 0959, World's first railway inaugurated - 1604, First edition of the News of the World - 1843, First British Cable Car Opens - 1894, Kipling publishes Kim - 1901, Lawrence of Arabia Takes Damascus - 1918, 1st McDonalds opens in London - 1974, Toxteth Riots - 1985, Durham Pioneers Congestion Charge - 2002

Famous historic dates from Stirlingshire

11th of September 1297 : Battle of Stirling Bridge
22nd of July 1298 : Battle of Falkirk
20th of July 1304 : Stirling Castle Falls to Edward I
24th of June 1314 : Battle of Bannockburn
11th of June 1488 : Battle of Sauchieburn
9th of September 1543 : Mary Queen of Scots Crowned
15th of August 1645 : Battle of Kilsyth
13rd of November 1715 : Battle of Sheriffmuir
17th of January 1746 : Battle of Falkirk
14th of July 1928 : First National Grid Pylon Erected
30th of July 1984 : Falkirk Rail Disaster

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Happiness is the sublime moment when you get out of your corsets at night - Joyce Grenfell
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On this day:
Edgar the Peaceable Unites English Kingdoms - 0959, World's first railway inaugurated - 1604, First edition of the News of the World - 1843, First British Cable Car Opens - 1894, Kipling publishes Kim - 1901, Lawrence of Arabia Takes Damascus - 1918, 1st McDonalds opens in London - 1974, Toxteth Riots - 1985, Durham Pioneers Congestion Charge - 2002
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