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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1894 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 and historic events from 1894

Blackpool Tower Opened
Death Duties Introduced
First British Cable Car Opens
First international terrorist attack on Britain?
Manchester Ship Canal Opens

Famous Britons born in 1894
Aldous Huxley
Anne Loughlin
Arthur Horner
Baroness Stella Swanborough
Ben Nicholson
Billy Rootes
Edward VIII
Elinor Brent-Dyer
F L Lucas
Gwilym Lloyd-George
Harold Macmillan
Herbert Sutcliffe
J B Priestley
John Lennard-Jones
Max Miller
Roy Thomson

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A Picture of Britain
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Brit Quote:
Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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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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