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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1886 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:
First Steam Powered Passenger Railway Opens - 1825

Famous and historic events from 1886

1st Crufts Dog Show
First statue to honour a woman is erected

Famous Britons born in 1886
Ben Travers
Charles Naughton
Constance Spry
Edward Salisbury
Eric Coates
Ernest Fisk
Frederic Bartlett
George Mallory
Hugh Lofting
Jimmy Gold
Robert Robinson
Siegfried Sassoon

Recommended Books:

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

Brit Quote:
If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten - Rudyard Kipling
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On this day:
First Steam Powered Passenger Railway Opens - 1825
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