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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:
First Post Office Pillar Box - 1852, Manchester Martyrs Hanged - 1867, Launch of the Cutty Sark - 1869, Far from the Madding Crowd Published - 1874, First Royal Command Performance - 1897, Crippen hanged - 1910, First Episode of Doctor Who - 1963, Oxford Circus Tube Fire - 1984

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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On this day:
First Post Office Pillar Box - 1852, Manchester Martyrs Hanged - 1867, Launch of the Cutty Sark - 1869, Far from the Madding Crowd Published - 1874, First Royal Command Performance - 1897, Crippen hanged - 1910, First Episode of Doctor Who - 1963, Oxford Circus Tube Fire - 1984
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