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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from Warwickshire 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:
Archbishop of Canterbury Martyred by Vikings - 1012, Drake Attacks Cadiz - 1587, Cook reaches Australia - 1770, Waco Siege Ends - 1993

Famous historic dates from Warwickshire

23rd of April 1564 : Birth of Shakespeare
14th of November 1582 : Shakespeare marries Anne Hathaway
23rd of October 1642 : Battle of Edgehill
12th of April 1937 : Whittle tests the 1st Jet Engine

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I do not believe that friends are necessarily the people you like best, they are merely the people who got there first - Peter Ustinov
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On this day:
Archbishop of Canterbury Martyred by Vikings - 1012, Drake Attacks Cadiz - 1587, Cook reaches Australia - 1770, Waco Siege Ends - 1993
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