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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1982 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 Fulford - 1066, Executions of Babington Plotters Begin - 1586, Battle of Newbury - 1st - 1643, QE2 Launched - 1967

Famous and historic events from 1982

Argentina invades Falklands
Argentine Forces land on South Georgia
British fleet sails for Falkland Islands
Channel 4 transmits for 1st time
End of Falklands War
General Belgrano sank
HMS Coventry Sunk
Mary Rose raised
Peace Women Embrace Greenham Common
Robert Calvi Gods Banker found dead
Sinclair ZX Spectrum Launched
The Jam Split

Famous Britons born in 1982
Amy Williams
Ashley Walters
Billie Piper
David Florence
Dynamo
Gavin Henson
James Anderson
Jermaine Defoe
Joey Barton
Kate Middleton
Mark Lewis-Francis
Matt Smith
Nicola Adams
Prince William

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Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness - George Orwell
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On this day:
Battle of Fulford - 1066, Executions of Babington Plotters Begin - 1586, Battle of Newbury - 1st - 1643, QE2 Launched - 1967
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