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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1954 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:
Penny Black issued (worlds 1st stamp) - 1840, Roger Bannister runs the four minute mile - 1954, Moors murderers found guilty - 1966, The Channel Tunnel opens - 1994, Bank of England Given Independence - 1997

Famous and historic events from 1954

Lord of the Flies Published
Lord of the Rings Published
Roger Bannister runs the four minute mile
The Dullest Day in History?

Famous Britons born in 1954
A A Gill
Adam Ant
Alex Salmond
Annie Lennox
Anthony Minghella
Bobby Sands
Charlie Whelan
Cherie Booth
Cheryl Baker
David Aaronovitch
Elvis Costello
George Galloway
Iain Duncan Smith
Iain Menzies Banks
Jimmy Nail
Judith Weir
Neil Tennant
Richard Littlejohn
Sam Allardyce

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

Brit Quote:
If you have men who will only come if they know there is a good road, I don't want them. I want men who will come if there is no road at all. - David Livingstone
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On this day:
Penny Black issued (worlds 1st stamp) - 1840, Roger Bannister runs the four minute mile - 1954, Moors murderers found guilty - 1966, The Channel Tunnel opens - 1994, Bank of England Given Independence - 1997
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