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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 2003 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:
Duke of Clarence Drowned in a Butt of Malmsey Wine - 1478, Pilgrimís Progress Published - 1678, Churchillís Maiden Speech - 1901, Antiques Roadshow 1st Broadcast - 1979, Fox Hunting Banned in the UK - 2005

Famous and historic events from 2003

Baghdad Falls
Congestion Charge introduced to Central London
England win Rugby World Cup
Hottest Day Ever in Britain
Huge Stop the War Demo
Ian Huntly found Guilty of Soham Murders
Last Commercial Concorde Flight
Rowan Williams becomes 104th Archbishop of Canterbury
Who Wants to be a Millionaire Coughing Scandal

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My boat can sleep 6 people that know each other well or 1 prude - Peter Ustinov
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On this day:
Duke of Clarence Drowned in a Butt of Malmsey Wine - 1478, Pilgrimís Progress Published - 1678, Churchillís Maiden Speech - 1901, Antiques Roadshow 1st Broadcast - 1979, Fox Hunting Banned in the UK - 2005
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