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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 2007 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:
Welsh Independence Dies with Llywelyn - 1282, James II Abdicates - 1688, End of the IRA Balcombe Street siege - 1975, Buncefield Oil Blaze - 2005

Famous and historic events from 2007

Cutty Sark Ablaze
First Human-Powered Circumnavigation Ends
Queen Becomes Oldest British Monarch
Run on Northern Rock
Smoking Ban in England
SNP wins Scottish Election
Terror Attack on Glasgow Airport
Tony Blair announces intention to resign
Tony Blair announces resignation

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On this day:
Welsh Independence Dies with Llywelyn - 1282, James II Abdicates - 1688, End of the IRA Balcombe Street siege - 1975, Buncefield Oil Blaze - 2005
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