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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from Suffolk 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:
Bolton Massacre - 1644, First indoor swimming pool opens - 1742, First Isle of Man TT Race - 1907

Famous historic dates from Suffolk

20th of November 869 : Saxon King Edmund martyred by the Vikings
17th of October 1173 : Battle of Fornham
20th of March 1190 : Jews Massacred in Bury St Edmunds
3rd of June 1665 : Battle of Lowestoft
7th of June 1672 : Battle of Southwold
14th of November 1908 : Britainís first female mayor elected
1st of May 1939 : Sutton Hoo Dig Begins

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Every man who is high up likes to think that he has done it all himself, and the wife smiles and lets it go at that - J M Barrie
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Bolton Massacre - 1644, First indoor swimming pool opens - 1742, First Isle of Man TT Race - 1907
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