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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1879 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 1879

Battle of Isandlwana
Battle of Rorkes Drift
Collpase of the Tay Railway Bridge
Kew Devastated by Ice-Fall

Famous Britons born in 1879
Annie Kenney
Claude Grahame-White
Cyril Scott
E H Shepard
E M Forster
Ernest Jones
John Ireland
John Maclean
Max Beaverbrook
Patrick Pearse
Sir Matthew Smith
Sir Owen Richardson
Thomas Beecham
William Berry
William Beveridge

Recommended Books:

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

Brit Quote:
A man with God is always in the majority. - John Knox
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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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