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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from Dublin 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:
First Manned Balloon Flight - 1783, The Great Storm - 1987, Andy Green breaks sound barrier on land - 1997

Famous historic dates from Dublin

21st of April 1907 : Sinn Fein Formed
24th of April 1916 : Start of the Easter Uprising
2nd of February 1972 : British Embassy in Dublin bombed
15th of November 1985 : Anglo Irish Agreement signed

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Few have been taught to any purpose who have not been their own teachers. - Joshua Reynolds
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On this day:
First Manned Balloon Flight - 1783, The Great Storm - 1987, Andy Green breaks sound barrier on land - 1997
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