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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1956 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:
Wrens St Pauls Opens - 1697, Spa Fields Riot - 1816, Nick Leeson jailed for Barings Bank Collapse - 1995

Famous and historic events from 1956

Premium Bonds go on Sale
Suez Conflict Begins
World’s First Fully Commercial Nuclear Power Plant Opened

Famous Britons born in 1956
Alex Lester
Angus Deayton
Bill Turnbull
Clive Woodward
Danny Boyle
David Mach
Fred MacAulay
John Godber
John Lydon (Johnny Rotten)
John McCarthy
Keith Alexander
Liam Brady
Nigel Kennedy
Paul Ross
Richard Madeley
Rory McGrath
Sebastian Coe
Sue Barker
Tessa Sanderson
Viv Anderson
William Orbit

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A Picture of Britain
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What is wonderful about great literature is that it transforms the man who reads it towards the condition of the man who wrote. - E M Forster
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On this day:
Wrens St Pauls Opens - 1697, Spa Fields Riot - 1816, Nick Leeson jailed for Barings Bank Collapse - 1995
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