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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1978 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:
The Last public hanging - 1868, Prince of Wales Opens Vauxhall Bridge - 1906, British Find Oil in Persia - 1908, First Female Magistrate Appointed - 1913, First ever Glyndebourne - 1934

Famous and historic events from 1978

Botham sets all-rounder record
Cambridge Sink In Boat Race
First Episode of Grange Hill
First Test Tube Baby Born
Hitch Hikers Guide First Broadcast
Murder of Carl Bridgewater
Naomi James Globe Circling First
Sid Vicious Arrested for Murder
The Umbrella Murder

Famous Britons born in 1978
Dan Snow
Frank Lampard
Gethin Jones
Jake Humphrey
James Corden
Jodie Kidd
Jodie Marsh
Katie Price
Lauren Laverne
Lee McConnell
Linzie Dawn McKenzie
Mark Hunter
Mathew Horne
Mike Skinner
Myleene Klass
Phillips Idowu
Rachel Stevens
Ricky Hatton
Rio Ferdinand
Tom Kitchin

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A Picture of Britain
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Brit Quote:
As people are walking all the time, in the same spot, a path appears. - John Locke
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On this day:
The Last public hanging - 1868, Prince of Wales Opens Vauxhall Bridge - 1906, British Find Oil in Persia - 1908, First Female Magistrate Appointed - 1913, First ever Glyndebourne - 1934
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