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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from Derbyshire 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 St Albans - Wars of the Roses starts - 1455, James Iís Bargain Baronets - 1611, Littleportís Bread or Blood Riot Begins - 1816, Britains worst Rail Disaster - 1915, Burgess and Maclean Defect - 1951, Abbeystead Disaster - 1984, Murder of Lee Rigby - 2013

Famous historic dates from Derbyshire

8th of December 1745 : Bonnie Prince Charlie Turns Back at Derby
17th of April 1951 : Peak District is designated Britain's first national park
24th of April 1965 : Official opening of the Pennine Way
8th of January 1989 : Kegworth Air Crash

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On this day:
Battle of St Albans - Wars of the Roses starts - 1455, James Iís Bargain Baronets - 1611, Littleportís Bread or Blood Riot Begins - 1816, Britains worst Rail Disaster - 1915, Burgess and Maclean Defect - 1951, Abbeystead Disaster - 1984, Murder of Lee Rigby - 2013
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