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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1797 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:
Saxon King Edmund martyred by the Vikings - 0869, Battle of Quiberon Bay - 1759, Nuremberg Trials begin - 1945, Snowdonia designated a National Park - 1951, Windsor Castle is damaged by fire - 1992, Diana Admits Adultery - 1995, Judith Keppel Who wants to be a Millionaire Winner - 2000

Famous and historic events from 1797

Battle of St Vincent
First 1 Note Issued
Last Invasion of Mainland Britain
Nelson Loses his Arm
Spithead Mutiny Begins
The Bank of England becomes Insolvent

Famous Britons born in 1797
Charles Lyell
James Brudenell
Mary Shelley

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A Picture of Britain
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If you aren't in over your head, how do you know how tall you are? - T S Eliot
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On this day:
Saxon King Edmund martyred by the Vikings - 0869, Battle of Quiberon Bay - 1759, Nuremberg Trials begin - 1945, Snowdonia designated a National Park - 1951, Windsor Castle is damaged by fire - 1992, Diana Admits Adultery - 1995, Judith Keppel Who wants to be a Millionaire Winner - 2000
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