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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1852 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:
Eddystone Lighthouse Smashed by Storm - 1703, Britains 1st policewoman goes on duty - 1914, Train Downs Nazi Plane - 1942, Ross McWhirter killed by IRA - 1975, Damilola Taylor Stabbed to Death - 2000

Famous and historic events from 1852

Britains 1st free Library opens
First Post Office Pillar Box
Great Ormond Street Hospital Opens
Heroic HMS Birkenhead Sinks

Famous Britons born in 1852
Christopher Furness
Herbert Henry Asquith
John Langley
John Menzies
John Poynting
William Ramsay

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

Brit Quote:
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper. - Sir Francis Bacon
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On this day:
Eddystone Lighthouse Smashed by Storm - 1703, Britains 1st policewoman goes on duty - 1914, Train Downs Nazi Plane - 1942, Ross McWhirter killed by IRA - 1975, Damilola Taylor Stabbed to Death - 2000
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