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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from Wiltshire 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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Shakespeare marries Anne Hathaway - 1582, London Gazette First Published - 1665, Treasure Island Published - 1883, Britainís first female mayor elected - 1908, BBC begins Broadcasts - 1922, Coventry Blitz - 1940, NME Publishes First UK Singles Chart - 1952, First British Record Chart Published - 1952, Princess Anne and Mark Phillips Marry - 1973

Famous historic dates from Wiltshire

6th of January 878 : Battle of Chippenham
18th of November 1267 : Statute of Marlborough
13rd of July 1643 : Battle of Roundway Down
1st of August 1774 : Priestley Discovers Oxygen

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On this day:
Shakespeare marries Anne Hathaway - 1582, London Gazette First Published - 1665, Treasure Island Published - 1883, Britainís first female mayor elected - 1908, BBC begins Broadcasts - 1922, Coventry Blitz - 1940, NME Publishes First UK Singles Chart - 1952, First British Record Chart Published - 1952, Princess Anne and Mark Phillips Marry - 1973
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