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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1660 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 Non-Stop Transatlantic Jet Flight - 1950, Launch of ITV - 1955, 10 Soldiers killed by IRA bomb attack in Deal - 1989

Famous and historic events from 1660

First Actress on British Stage
First Recorded Cuppa (and Tea Break)
Pepysí First Diary Entry,
Regicides Executed
Royal Society Founded
The English Restoration - Charles II lands on British Soil

Famous Britons born in 1660
George I
Sir Hans Sloane

Recommended Books:

A Picture of Britain
A Picture of Britain
Ashes Fever
Ashes Fever
Coast
Coast
Churchill
Churchill

Brit Quote:
Older women are best, because they always think they may be doing it for the last time. - Ian Fleming
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On this day:
First Non-Stop Transatlantic Jet Flight - 1950, Launch of ITV - 1955, 10 Soldiers killed by IRA bomb attack in Deal - 1989
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