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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1972 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:
Botham sets all-rounder record - 1978, Itís a Royal Knockout - 1987

Famous and historic events from 1972

Bloody Sunday
British Embassy in Dublin bombed
Munich Olympics Terror
Staines Air Disaster

Famous Britons born in 1972
Claudia Winkleman
Denise Lewis
Frankie Boyle
Geri Halliwell
Greg Searle
Harriet Scott
Idris Elba
James Cracknell
Jessica Hynes
Jimmy Carr
Joe Calzaghe
Jude Law
Lawrence Dallaglio
Liam Gallagher
Margherita Taylor
Mark Owen
Matt Dawson
Miranda Hart
Natasha Kaplinsky
Nick Frost
Patsy Palmer
Peter Serafinowicz
Robert Webb
Sid Owen
Stephen Mangan
Will Greenwood

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A Picture of Britain
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Ashes Fever
Ashes Fever
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Coast
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Churchill

Brit Quote:
Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them - William Shakespeare
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On this day:
Botham sets all-rounder record - 1978, Itís a Royal Knockout - 1987
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