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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1980 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 1980

Britains 1st nudist beach opens
First Newsnight
John Lennon shot dead
Terrorists seize Iranian Embassy in London
The SAS storms the Iranian embassy in London
Yes Minister First Broadcast

Famous Britons born in 1980
Ashley Cole
Bradley Wiggins
David Haye
Jade Johnson
Jenson Button
John Terry
Justin Rose
Kate Lawler
Katherine Jenkins
Kerry Katona
Kevin Pietersen
Nick Dempsey
Russell Howard
Russell Kane
Steven Gerrard
Victoria Pendleton
Wayne Bridge

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

Brit Quote:
If all the economists were laid end to end, they'd never reach a conclusion - George Bernard Shaw
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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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