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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1966 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:
British surrender at Yorktown - 1781, North Sea Oil Discovered - 1970, Black Monday Market Crash - 1987, Guildford Four Verdicts Quashed - 1989

Famous and historic events from 1966

Anti Vietnam Protest at American Embassy
BBC starts to broadcast in colour
Cooper Floors Ali
England win the World Cup
First British Credit Card Launched
George Blake Escapes from Wormwood Scrubs
Last UK Concert by Beatles
Lennon Meets Yoko
Lennonís Bigger than Jesus Quip
Moors murderers found guilty
Severn Bridge Opens
The Aberfan Disaster
World Cup Stolen

Famous Britons born in 1966
Alan Davies
Ben Miller
Charlie Boorman
Charlie Dimmock
Chris Eubank
Chris Evans
David Cameron
David Platt
Donal MacIntyre
Gordon Ramsay
Helena Bonham Carter
Jay Rayner
Jeremy Hunt
John Bishop
John Rankin Waddell
Mark Blundell
Mervyn King
Michaela Strachan
Mitch Tonks
Peter Jones
Phil Tufnell
Rick Astley
Roger Black
Russell Watson
Sally Gunnell
Samantha Fox
Tony Adams

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A Picture of Britain
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Brit Quote:
Merely having an open mind is nothing. The object of opening the mind, as with the mouth, is it firmly shut it again on something solid - GK Chesterton
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On this day:
British surrender at Yorktown - 1781, North Sea Oil Discovered - 1970, Black Monday Market Crash - 1987, Guildford Four Verdicts Quashed - 1989
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