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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1775 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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The Battle of Myton-on-Swale - 1319, Vegetarian Society Formed - 1847, Jack the Ripper Kills twice in one Day - 1888, The discovery of penicillin - 1928, BBC begins TV Transmissions - 1929, Chamberlain Proclaims Peace for our Time, - 1938, Bourne End Rail Crash - 1945, Thunderbirds Are Go! - 1965, Radio 1 goes on air - 1967

Famous and historic events from 1775

First Regatta on the Thames

Famous Britons born in 1775
Charles Lamb
Charles Kemble
Daniel O'Connell
Jane Austen
Joseph M W Turner
Mary Sherwood
Thomas Cochrane
Thomas Girtin
Walter Landor
William Henry

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A Picture of Britain
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On this day:
The Battle of Myton-on-Swale - 1319, Vegetarian Society Formed - 1847, Jack the Ripper Kills twice in one Day - 1888, The discovery of penicillin - 1928, BBC begins TV Transmissions - 1929, Chamberlain Proclaims Peace for our Time, - 1938, Bourne End Rail Crash - 1945, Thunderbirds Are Go! - 1965, Radio 1 goes on air - 1967
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