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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1781 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:
Anne Boleyn Beheaded - 1536, Cromwell Declares England a Commonwealth - 1649, Kew Gardens Opens - 1759, Lawrence of Arabia dies - 1935, Speaker Announces Resignation - 2009

Famous and historic events from 1781

Battle of Dogger Bank
Battle of Jersey
British surrender at Yorktown
Ironbridge Opened
Uranus Discovered

Famous Britons born in 1781
David Brewster
George Stephenson
Henry Martyn
Samuel Clegg
Stamford Raffles

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

Brit Quote:
Strange to see how a good dinner and feasting reconciles everybody. - Samuel Pepys
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On this day:
Anne Boleyn Beheaded - 1536, Cromwell Declares England a Commonwealth - 1649, Kew Gardens Opens - 1759, Lawrence of Arabia dies - 1935, Speaker Announces Resignation - 2009
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