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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1819 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 1819

1st Paddleship steamer crosses Atlantic
Ivanhoe Published
Opening of the Burlington Arcade
Peterloo Massacre
Raffles Founds Singapore

Famous Britons born in 1819
Arthur Clough
Charles Halle
Charles Kingsley
Ernest Charles Jones
George Eliot
John Adams
John Ruskin
Prince Albert
Queen Victoria
Ralph Robert Wheeler Lingen
Sir Henry Tate

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A Picture of Britain
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Ashes Fever
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It's easier to replace a dead man than a good picture. - George Bernard Shaw
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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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