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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1895 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 Lord Mayor’s Show - 1215, Putney Debates Begin - 1647, Royal Marines Established - 1664

Famous and historic events from 1895

Birth of Rugby League
First Car Ride in Britain
First Motoring Offences in Britain
First Prom Concert
National Trust founded
Trial of Oscar Wilde begins
W.G. Grace Scores his Hundredth Hundred

Famous Britons born in 1895
Anna Freud
Anne Redpath
Charles Sorley
F R Leavis
George VI
L P Hartley
Lancelot Hogben
Ove Arup
Ralph Cochrane
Robert Graves
Sir Malcolm Sargent
William Gerhardie
William Roberts

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

Brit Quote:
The most happy marriage I can picture or imagine to myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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On this day:
First Lord Mayor’s Show - 1215, Putney Debates Begin - 1647, Royal Marines Established - 1664
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