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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1977 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:
Scilly Naval Disaster 2000 Drown - 1707, First Plastic Surgery in Britain - 1814, Blantyre Mining Disaster - 1877, Crippen convicted at Old Bailey - 1910, George Blake Escapes from Wormwood Scrubs - 1966

Famous and historic events from 1977

First Brit Awards
Last Natural Smallpox Case
Marc Bolan dies in car crash
Red Rum wins the national for 3rd time
Sex Pistols Release Never Mind the Bollocks
Silver Jubilee Celebrations
Star Wars Opens
Wade wins Jubilee Wimbledon

Famous Britons born in 1977
Andrew Flintoff
Andrew Strauss
Ben Ainslie
Chris Martin
Christian Jessen
Gail Emms
Imogen Heap
Nathan Robertson
Orlando Bloom
Phil Neville
Sarah Storey
Sophie Dahl
Tom Hardy

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A Picture of Britain
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Ashes Fever
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In every parting there is an image of death. - George Eliot
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On this day:
Scilly Naval Disaster 2000 Drown - 1707, First Plastic Surgery in Britain - 1814, Blantyre Mining Disaster - 1877, Crippen convicted at Old Bailey - 1910, George Blake Escapes from Wormwood Scrubs - 1966
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