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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1989 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:
Edmund Ironside’s Unlovely End - 1016, Elizabeth’s Golden Speech - 1601, 1st international Football Match - Scotland V England - 1872, Tess of the d’Urbervilles Published - 1891, Crystal Palace destroyed by fire - 1936

Famous and historic events from 1989

10 Soldiers killed by IRA bomb attack in Deal
Fall of the Berlin Wall
Guildford Four Verdicts Quashed
Hillsborough Disaster
Kegworth Air Crash
Khomeini Issues ‘Satanic Verses’ Fatwa
Launch of Sky TV
Marchioness Disaster
Tiananmen Square Massacre

Famous Britons born in 1989
Anthony Joshua
Daniel Radcliffe
Daniel Sturridge
George Nash
Kristian Thomas
Louis Smith
Peter Kennaugh
Rebecca Adlington
Rory McIlroy
Samantha Murray
Stacey Solomon
Theo Walcott
Tom Cleverley
Will Satch

Recommended Books:

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

Brit Quote:
Asia is not going to be civilized after the methods of the West. There is too much Asia and she is too old. - Rudyard Kipling
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On this day:
Edmund Ironside’s Unlovely End - 1016, Elizabeth’s Golden Speech - 1601, 1st international Football Match - Scotland V England - 1872, Tess of the d’Urbervilles Published - 1891, Crystal Palace destroyed by fire - 1936
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