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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1984 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:
First Manned Balloon Flight - 1783, The Great Storm - 1987, Andy Green breaks sound barrier on land - 1997

Famous and historic events from 1984

Abbeystead Disaster
Band Aid Single Recorded
Battle of Orgreave
End of the Pound note
Eureka Moment for DNA Fingerprinting
Falkirk Rail Disaster
Greatest Underground Fire in History
IRA Bomb Grand Hotel Brighton
Lightning strikes York Minster
Miners Strike Starts
Oxford Circus Tube Fire
Thames Barrier Opens
Torvill and Dean Win Gold

Famous Britons born in 1984
Alastair Cook
Alex Gregory
Chris Bartley
Christine Ohuruogu
Glen Johnson
Kelly Osbourne
Liam Heath
Nick Grimshaw
Olly Murs
Prince Harry
Tom James

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A Picture of Britain
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Brit Quote:
Saints should always be judged guilty until they are proved innocent - George Orwell
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On this day:
First Manned Balloon Flight - 1783, The Great Storm - 1987, Andy Green breaks sound barrier on land - 1997
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