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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1968 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:
Last Invasion of Mainland Britain - 1797, Dolly the Sheep Cloned - 1997, Securitas Depot Robbery - Britains largest - 2006

Famous and historic events from 1968

Abortion is legalised in Britain
Beatles Record Last TV Appearance Together
Beatles Release White Album
Dads Army 1st Broadcast
Enoch Powells Rivers of Blood Speech
Man Utd Win 1st English European Cup
Mary Bell found Guilty
Shelton Hospital Fire

Famous Britons born in 1968
Al Murray
Allison Fisher
Catherine Tate
Chris Boardman
Chris Ofili
Colin McRae
Damon Albarn
Daniel Craig
Darren Clarke
Darren Day
Dom Joly
Ed Vaizey
Guy Ritchie
Johnathan Culshaw
Kate Humble
Kirsty Young
Michael Atherton
Patsy Kensit
Prof. Brian Cox
Ronni Ancona
Thom Yorke
Tim Lovejoy

Recommended Books:

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

Brit Quote:
Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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On this day:
Last Invasion of Mainland Britain - 1797, Dolly the Sheep Cloned - 1997, Securitas Depot Robbery - Britains largest - 2006
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