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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1792 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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Penny Black issued (worlds 1st stamp) - 1840, Roger Bannister runs the four minute mile - 1954, Moors murderers found guilty - 1966, The Channel Tunnel opens - 1994, Bank of England Given Independence - 1997

Famous and historic events from 1792

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman completed

Famous Britons born in 1792
Colin Campbell
Edward Irving
Frederick Marryat
James Graham
John Bowring
John Keble
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Sir John Herschel
Thomas Bell
Thomas Mitchell

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A Picture of Britain
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If at first you donít succeed, failure may be your style - Quentin Crisp
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On this day:
Penny Black issued (worlds 1st stamp) - 1840, Roger Bannister runs the four minute mile - 1954, Moors murderers found guilty - 1966, The Channel Tunnel opens - 1994, Bank of England Given Independence - 1997
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