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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1810 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:
British surrender at Yorktown - 1781, North Sea Oil Discovered - 1970, Black Monday Market Crash - 1987, Guildford Four Verdicts Quashed - 1989

Famous and historic events from 1810

Paisley Canal Disaster
Wrecking of HMS Minotaur

Famous Britons born in 1810
Alicia Spottiswoode
Edward Neale
Elizabeth Gaskell
Henry Rawlinson
Philip Gosse
Sidney Herbert
William Armstrong
William Miller

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

Brit Quote:
I haven't had that many women - only as many as I could lay my hands on - Dudley Moore
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On this day:
British surrender at Yorktown - 1781, North Sea Oil Discovered - 1970, Black Monday Market Crash - 1987, Guildford Four Verdicts Quashed - 1989
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