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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from Dumfries and Galloway 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 Dumfries and Galloway

12th of May 1455 : Battle of Arkinholm
22nd of May 1915 : Britains worst Rail Disaster
21st of December 1988 : Lockerbie Air Disaster

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