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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from Isles of Scilly 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:
Flannan Isles Mystery Born - 1900, Retreat from Gallipoli - 1915, Bosman Ruling - 1995

Famous historic dates from Isles of Scilly

24th of September 1631 : The Worlds Richest Shipwreck
22nd of October 1707 : Scilly Naval Disaster – 2000 Drown
16th of July 1983 : Helicopter Crashes off Scilly

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I remain just one thing, and one thing only, and that is a clown. It places me on a far higher plane than any politician. - Charlie Chaplin
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Flannan Isles Mystery Born - 1900, Retreat from Gallipoli - 1915, Bosman Ruling - 1995
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