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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:
Scotland and France form their 'Auld Alliance' - 1295, Battle of Southwark - 1450, Newton’s Principia Published - 1687, Giant Hailstone Hits Plumstead - 1925, National Health Service established - 1948

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
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Ashes Fever
Coast
Coast
Churchill
Churchill

Brit Quote:
The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak, became a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong. - Thomas Carlyle
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On this day:
Scotland and France form their 'Auld Alliance' - 1295, Battle of Southwark - 1450, Newton’s Principia Published - 1687, Giant Hailstone Hits Plumstead - 1925, National Health Service established - 1948
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