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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1644 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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The Battle of Basing - 0871, 1st British Colonists reach New Zealand - 1840, Spanish Steamer Sinks SS Northfleet - 1873, Battle of Isandlwana - 1879, Queen Victoria dies - 1901, Ramsay MacDonald becomes Britain's 1st Labour PM - 1924, BBC Broadcasts 1st live Football Commentary - 1927, Public Sector Strike Begins - 1979, Space Invaders Hit UK - 1979

Famous and historic events from 1644

2nd Battle of Newbury
Battle of Selby
Battle of Aberdeen
Battle of Alresford
Battle of Cropredy Bridge
Battle of Lostwithiel
Battle of Marston Moor
Battle of Tippermuir
Bolton Massacre

Famous Britons born in 1644
William Penn

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

Brit Quote:
It is not so much that the world has got so much worse but that news coverage has got so much better - GK Chesterton
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On this day:
The Battle of Basing - 0871, 1st British Colonists reach New Zealand - 1840, Spanish Steamer Sinks SS Northfleet - 1873, Battle of Isandlwana - 1879, Queen Victoria dies - 1901, Ramsay MacDonald becomes Britain's 1st Labour PM - 1924, BBC Broadcasts 1st live Football Commentary - 1927, Public Sector Strike Begins - 1979, Space Invaders Hit UK - 1979
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