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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1726 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:
Botham sets all-rounder record - 1978, Itís a Royal Knockout - 1987

Famous and historic events from 1726

First Municipal Fire Brigade Forms
Gulliverís Travels Published

Famous Britons born in 1726
Charles Burney
James Hutton
John Howard
Thomas Melvill

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A Picture of Britain
A Picture of Britain
Ashes Fever
Ashes Fever
Coast
Coast
Churchill
Churchill

Brit Quote:
Rules are for the obedience of fools and the guidance of wise men. - Douglas Bader
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On this day:
Botham sets all-rounder record - 1978, Itís a Royal Knockout - 1987
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