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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1606 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:
Spanish Armada defeated - 1588, First International Title Fight - 1751, Opening Ceremony of 1948 Olympics - 1948, First Regular TV Weather Forecasts - 1949, Wedding of Charles and Diana - 1981

Famous and historic events from 1606

First Known Performance of Macbeth
Guy Fawkes hanged, drawn and quartered
The Great Severn Tsunami
Trial of Guy Fawkes begins
Trial of Walter Raleigh
Union Jack Created

Famous Britons born in 1606
Edmund Waller

Recommended Books:

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

Brit Quote:
Some folk want their luck buttered - Thomas Hardy
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On this day:
Spanish Armada defeated - 1588, First International Title Fight - 1751, Opening Ceremony of 1948 Olympics - 1948, First Regular TV Weather Forecasts - 1949, Wedding of Charles and Diana - 1981
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