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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1870 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 1870

Death of Charles Dickens
Foundation of the Red Cross

Famous Britons born in 1870
Cecil Hurst
Frederick Jane
George Newman
Harry Lauder
Harry Vardon
Hilaire Belloc
Hugh MacKintosh
Marie Lloyd
Percy Nunn
Tom Browne

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A Picture of Britain
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Coast
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Churchill

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Writing is the supreme solace. - Somerset Maugham
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On this day:
Botham sets all-rounder record - 1978, Itís a Royal Knockout - 1987
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