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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from Isle of Man 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:
Statute of Marlborough - 1267, Caxton Prints 1st Book in England - 1477, Table Tennis 1st played - 1889, Battle of the Somme Ends - 1916, Walton Sextuplets Born - 1983, Kings Cross Fire - 1987, Beirut Hostage Terry Waite Released - 1991

Famous historic dates from Isle of Man

24th of June 1417 : First Recorded Tynwald Day
28th of May 1907 : First Isle of Man TT Race
2nd of August 1973 : Summerland Fire Disaster
27th of December 1974 : Last Native Manx Speaker Dies

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On this day:
Statute of Marlborough - 1267, Caxton Prints 1st Book in England - 1477, Table Tennis 1st played - 1889, Battle of the Somme Ends - 1916, Walton Sextuplets Born - 1983, Kings Cross Fire - 1987, Beirut Hostage Terry Waite Released - 1991
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