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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1812 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:
Bloody Retribution in Kennington - 1746, First Penguin Paperbacks - 1935, England win the World Cup - 1966, Falkirk Rail Disaster - 1984, Cool Britannia Party at 10 Downing Street - 1997, Last Edition of Top of the Pops - 2006

Famous and historic events from 1812

America declares war on Britain
Prime Minister Spencer Perceval Assassinated

Famous Britons born in 1812
Augustus Pugin
Charles Dickens
Charlotte Schreiber
Edward Lear
George Gardner
George Grey
George Routledge
Geraldine Jewsbury
Kirkpatrick MacMillan
Robert Browning
Samuel Smiles

Recommended Books:

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

Brit Quote:
The toilets at a local police station have been stolen. Police say they have nothing to go on - Ronnie Barker
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On this day:
Bloody Retribution in Kennington - 1746, First Penguin Paperbacks - 1935, England win the World Cup - 1966, Falkirk Rail Disaster - 1984, Cool Britannia Party at 10 Downing Street - 1997, Last Edition of Top of the Pops - 2006
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