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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1986 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 1986

BSE identified in UK
Chernobyl
M25 fully opens
Prince Andrew marries Sarah Ferguson
Sumburgh Disaster

Famous Britons born in 1986
Amir Khan
Charlotte Church
Coleen McLoughlin
Gemma Arterton
Geraint Thomas
Greg Rutherford
Helen Glover
Jamie Murray
Jessica Ennis
Joanne Jackson
Luke Patience
Mischa Barton
Peter Wilson
Robert Pattinson
Sophie Hosking
Stuart Bithell
Stuart Broad
Zac Purchase

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A Picture of Britain
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Brit Quote:
It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do - Jerome K Jerome
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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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