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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1874 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:
Battle of Stamford Bridge - 1066, First Recorded Cuppa (and Tea Break) - 1660, First Human Blood Transfusion - 1818

Famous and historic events from 1874

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Ernest Shackleton
GK Chesterton
Gordon Bottomley
Gustav Holst
Harold Harwood
Harry McGowan
Hewlett Johnson
Holbrook Jackson
Howard Carter
James Thomas
Katharine Atholl
Lewis Spence
Mabel Royds
Martin Lowry
Mary Garden
Rowland Biffen
Somerset Maugham
Winston Churchill

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On this day:
Battle of Stamford Bridge - 1066, First Recorded Cuppa (and Tea Break) - 1660, First Human Blood Transfusion - 1818
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