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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1950 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 Towton - 1461, Battle of Alresford - 1644, Albert Hall Opens - 1871, Captain Scott dies - 1912, First London Marathon - 1981

Famous and historic events from 1950

First Non-Stop Transatlantic Jet Flight
Klaus Fuchs arrested
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Published

Famous Britons born in 1950
A N Wilson
Adrian Noble
Alec Jeffreys
Anthony Gormley
Barry Sheene
Bernie Taupin
Charlie George
Harriet Harman
Helen Liddell
Helena Kennedy
Jancis Robinson
Jennie Bond
Jeremy Paxman
Joan Armatrading
Jonathon Porritt
Julie Walters
Keith Mills
Matthew Kelly
Neil Jordan
Peter Gabriel
Princess Anne
Richard Branson
Robbie Coltrane
Rowan Williams
Sherrie Hewson
Steve Rider

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

Brit Quote:
No legacy is so rich as honesty. - William Shakespeare
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On this day:
Battle of Towton - 1461, Battle of Alresford - 1644, Albert Hall Opens - 1871, Captain Scott dies - 1912, First London Marathon - 1981
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