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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1809 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:
Prince Charles & Lady Diana Spencer announce engagement - 1981, Lawrence Inquiry Published - 1999

Famous and historic events from 1809

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Famous Britons born in 1809
Alexander Kinglake
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Charles Darwin
Edward Miall
George Selwyn
James Glaisher
W E Gladstone

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Brit Quote:
You fall out of your Mothers womb, crawl across open country under fire and crawl in to your grave - Quentin Crisp
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On this day:
Prince Charles & Lady Diana Spencer announce engagement - 1981, Lawrence Inquiry Published - 1999
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