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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1860 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:
French Surrender Quebec to the British - 1759, Theatre Royal Covent Garden Re-Opens - 1809, Darwin Sets Foot on Galapagos Islands - 1835, Jimi Hendrix dies in London - 1970, Scotland Says NO - 2014

Famous and historic events from 1860

1st Professional Golf Tournament
Birkenhead Has First Tram in Europe
First Inter-Club Football Match

Famous Britons born in 1860
Archibald Thorburn
Frederick Rolfe
Horatio Bottomley
J M Barrie
John Haldane
Rodney Smith
Walter Sickert
William Bayliss

Recommended Books:

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

Brit Quote:
Immortality is really desirable, I guess. In terms of images, anyway. - Damien Hirst
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On this day:
French Surrender Quebec to the British - 1759, Theatre Royal Covent Garden Re-Opens - 1809, Darwin Sets Foot on Galapagos Islands - 1835, Jimi Hendrix dies in London - 1970, Scotland Says NO - 2014
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