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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1835 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:
Siege of Derry Begins - 1689, Opening of the Natural History Museum - 1881, Republic of Ireland established - 1949

Famous and historic events from 1835

Darwin Sets Foot on Galapagos Islands

Famous Britons born in 1835
Andrew Carnegie
Archibald Geikie
Ebenezer Prout
Henry Maudsley
John Jackson
Richard Garnett
Samuel Butler
William Jevons

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A Picture of Britain
A Picture of Britain
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Ashes Fever
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Coast
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Churchill

Brit Quote:
There's no possibility of being witty without a little ill-nature. - Richard Sheridan
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On this day:
Siege of Derry Begins - 1689, Opening of the Natural History Museum - 1881, Republic of Ireland established - 1949
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