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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1955 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:
Edward VI succeeds to throne - 1547, Pall Mall First Street Lit with Gas - 1807, William Burke is hanged - 1829, First Speeding Fine in Britain - 1896, Derek Bentley Hanged - 1953

Famous and historic events from 1955

1st Birds Eye Fishfingers go on Sale
1st British woman News reader
Great Martinstown Downpour
Launch of ITV
Ruth Ellis Hanged
Stirling Moss is first Englishman to win the British Grand Prix

Famous Britons born in 1955
Alan Hansen
Carol Ann Duffy
Dale Winton
Garry Bushell
Howard Jones
Ian Botham
Kirsty Wark
Lesley Garrett
Paul O'Grady
Rowan Atkinson
Simon Rattle
Steve Ovett
Tim Berners-Lee

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

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When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece. - John Ruskin
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On this day:
Edward VI succeeds to throne - 1547, Pall Mall First Street Lit with Gas - 1807, William Burke is hanged - 1829, First Speeding Fine in Britain - 1896, Derek Bentley Hanged - 1953
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