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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1769 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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Nicholas Breakspear is elected Pope - the only Englishman ever - 1154, The Observer First Published - 1791, Wuthering Heights Published - 1847, Gillingham Bus Disaster - 1951, Lewisham Train Crash Kills 90 - 1957, The Pill is introduced - 1961, Belfast Bar Bomb Kills 15 - 1971, The Hastie Fire - 1979

Famous and historic events from 1769

Cook reaches New Zealand

Famous Britons born in 1769
Duke of Wellington
Thomas Lawrence
William Smith

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A Picture of Britain
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Ashes Fever
Ashes Fever
Coast
Coast
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Churchill

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Mankind is not likely to salvage civilization unless he can evolve a system of good and evil which is independent of heaven and hell - George Orwell
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On this day:
Nicholas Breakspear is elected Pope - the only Englishman ever - 1154, The Observer First Published - 1791, Wuthering Heights Published - 1847, Gillingham Bus Disaster - 1951, Lewisham Train Crash Kills 90 - 1957, The Pill is introduced - 1961, Belfast Bar Bomb Kills 15 - 1971, The Hastie Fire - 1979
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