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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1805 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 Blackheath - 1497, Lister performs the first operation using an antiseptic. - 1867, Robert Calvi Gods Banker found dead - 1982

Famous and historic events from 1805

1st Cricket match between Eton & Harrow Schools
Battle of Trafalgar

Famous Britons born in 1805
Frederick Maurice
James Martineau
Joseph Locke
Samuel Wilberforce
Thomas Graham

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

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What's done can't be undone. - William Shakespeare
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On this day:
Battle of Blackheath - 1497, Lister performs the first operation using an antiseptic. - 1867, Robert Calvi Gods Banker found dead - 1982
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