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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1775 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:
Winchester Cathedral Dedicated - 1093, Maiden Voyage of SS Great Western - 1838, The ‘Entente Cordiale’ is signed by Britain and France - 1904

Famous and historic events from 1775

First Regatta on the Thames

Famous Britons born in 1775
Charles Lamb
Charles Kemble
Daniel O'Connell
Jane Austen
Joseph M W Turner
Mary Sherwood
Thomas Cochrane
Thomas Girtin
Walter Landor
William Henry

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A Picture of Britain
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Brit Quote:
If thou woudst view fair Melrose aright, go visit it by the pale moonlight - Walter Scott
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On this day:
Winchester Cathedral Dedicated - 1093, Maiden Voyage of SS Great Western - 1838, The ‘Entente Cordiale’ is signed by Britain and France - 1904
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