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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1877 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:
British surrender at Yorktown - 1781, North Sea Oil Discovered - 1970, Black Monday Market Crash - 1987, Guildford Four Verdicts Quashed - 1989

Famous and historic events from 1877

1st Test Match - England V Australia
1st Wimbledon tennis tournament
Blantyre Mining Disaster
Victoria Proclaimed Empress of India

Famous Britons born in 1877
Bernard Spilsbury
Charles Barkla
Charles Rolls
Desmond MacCarthy
Edwin Roe
Francis Aston
Frederick Soddy
Frederick Twort
Godfrey Hardy
James Jeans
Lord Nuffield
Percy Scholes
Roger Quilter
Teresa Billington-Greig
Wilfred Rhodes
William Richard Morris

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It is better to have a lion at the head of an army of sheep, than a sheep at the head of an army of lions - Daniel Defoe
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On this day:
British surrender at Yorktown - 1781, North Sea Oil Discovered - 1970, Black Monday Market Crash - 1987, Guildford Four Verdicts Quashed - 1989
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