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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1852 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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Edmund Ironside’s Unlovely End - 1016, Elizabeth’s Golden Speech - 1601, 1st international Football Match - Scotland V England - 1872, Tess of the d’Urbervilles Published - 1891, Crystal Palace destroyed by fire - 1936

Famous and historic events from 1852

Britains 1st free Library opens
First Post Office Pillar Box
Great Ormond Street Hospital Opens
Heroic HMS Birkenhead Sinks

Famous Britons born in 1852
Christopher Furness
Herbert Henry Asquith
John Langley
John Menzies
John Poynting
William Ramsay

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

Brit Quote:
A widespread taste for pornography means that nature is alerting us to some threat of extinction - James G Ballard
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On this day:
Edmund Ironside’s Unlovely End - 1016, Elizabeth’s Golden Speech - 1601, 1st international Football Match - Scotland V England - 1872, Tess of the d’Urbervilles Published - 1891, Crystal Palace destroyed by fire - 1936
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