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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1916 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:
Cato Street Conspiracy Exposed - 1820

Famous and historic events from 1916

Battle of Jutland
Battle of the Somme Ends
Battle of Verdun Begins
Conscription Begins
Faversham TNT Disaster
First Day of the Somme
First Ever Use of Tanks in Battle
Lloyd George becomes prime minister
Start of the Easter Uprising
The Sykes-Picot Agreement

Famous Britons born in 1916
Carl Giles
Christopher Strachey
Edward Heath
Harold Wilson
James Herriot
Kenneth Armitage
Leonard Hutton
Margaret Lockwood
Maurice Wilkins
Roald Dahl
Robert Hanbury-Brown
Robin Philipson
William John Edrich
Yehudi Menuhin

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

Brit Quote:
One should always play fairly when one has the winning cards. - Oscar Wilde
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On this day:
Cato Street Conspiracy Exposed - 1820
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