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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1895 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:
Paradise Lost Published - 1667, First Benny Hill TV Show - 1951, Marchioness Disaster - 1989

Famous and historic events from 1895

Birth of Rugby League
First Car Ride in Britain
First Motoring Offences in Britain
First Prom Concert
National Trust founded
Trial of Oscar Wilde begins
W.G. Grace Scores his Hundredth Hundred

Famous Britons born in 1895
Anna Freud
Anne Redpath
Charles Sorley
F R Leavis
George VI
L P Hartley
Lancelot Hogben
Ove Arup
Ralph Cochrane
Robert Graves
Sir Malcolm Sargent
William Gerhardie
William Roberts

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I do not live in the world of sobriety. - Oliver Reed
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On this day:
Paradise Lost Published - 1667, First Benny Hill TV Show - 1951, Marchioness Disaster - 1989
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