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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1996 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:
First Atomic Explosion - 1945, Stirling Moss is first Englishman to win the British Grand Prix - 1955, Helicopter Crashes off Scilly - 1983

Famous and historic events from 1996

Canary Wharf bombed by IRA
Charles and Diana Divorce
Cocker's Contempt for Jackson at Brits
First Woman Jockey in Derby
Frankie Dettoriís Magnificent Seven
Parliament Returns Stone of Scone
The Dunblane Shootings

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Laugharne - timeless, beautiful, barmy town - Dylan Thomas
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On this day:
First Atomic Explosion - 1945, Stirling Moss is first Englishman to win the British Grand Prix - 1955, Helicopter Crashes off Scilly - 1983
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