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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1765 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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Battle of Agincourt - 1415, Charge of the Light Brigade - 1854, Anglesey Ship Disaster - 1859, Queen Opens National Theatre - 1976

Famous and historic events from 1765

East India Company Acquires Bengal
HMS Victory launched

Famous Britons born in 1765
James MacKintosh
Lady Emma Hamilton
Thomas Minton
William IV

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

Brit Quote:
A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out - George Bernard Shaw
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On this day:
Battle of Agincourt - 1415, Charge of the Light Brigade - 1854, Anglesey Ship Disaster - 1859, Queen Opens National Theatre - 1976
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