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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1689 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:
First Atomic Explosion - 1945, Stirling Moss is first Englishman to win the British Grand Prix - 1955, Helicopter Crashes off Scilly - 1983

Famous and historic events from 1689

Battle of Dunkeld
Battle of Killiecrankie
Relief of Derry No Surrender
Siege of Derry Begins
The 'Bill of Rights' established
William and Mary proclaimed joint sovereigns
William III and Mary II crowned as joint rulers of Britain

Famous Britons born in 1689
Samuel Richardson

Recommended Books:

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

Brit Quote:
Acting is merely the art of keeping a large group of people from coughing. - Ralph Richardson
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On this day:
First Atomic Explosion - 1945, Stirling Moss is first Englishman to win the British Grand Prix - 1955, Helicopter Crashes off Scilly - 1983
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