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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1824 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:
Battle of Fulford - 1066, Executions of Babington Plotters Begin - 1586, Battle of Newbury - 1st - 1643, QE2 Launched - 1967

Famous and historic events from 1824

Edinburgh Fires
RNLI founded
RSPCA formed

Famous Britons born in 1824
Francis Palgrave
George MacDonald
John Kerr
Samuel Plimsoll
Wilkie Collins
William Kelvin
William Balfour Baikie
William Metford

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

Brit Quote:
Pain is no evil, unless it conquers us. - Charles Kingsley
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On this day:
Battle of Fulford - 1066, Executions of Babington Plotters Begin - 1586, Battle of Newbury - 1st - 1643, QE2 Launched - 1967
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