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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1999 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:
William Wallace is hanged, drawn and quartered - 1305, LDV becomes Home Guard - 1940, Freckleton Tragedy - 1944

Famous and historic events from 1999

Death of Jill Dando
Gary Glitter Jailed
Jonathan Aitken Jailed
Lawrence Inquiry Published
London Eye Erected
Paddington Rail Crash
Soho pub bombing
Total eclipse of the Sun

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I didn't come into politics to change the Labour Party. I came into politics to change the country - Tony Blair
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On this day:
William Wallace is hanged, drawn and quartered - 1305, LDV becomes Home Guard - 1940, Freckleton Tragedy - 1944
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