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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1729 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:
Royal Society Founded - 1660, Nancy Astor becomes the first woman MP - 1919

Famous and historic events from 1729

The Great Bexhill Waterspout and Tornado

Famous Britons born in 1729
Clara Reeve
Edmund Burke
Thomas Percy

Recommended Books:

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

Brit Quote:
I'm not afraid of death but I am afraid of dying. Pain can be alleviated by morphine but the pain of social ostracism cannot be taken away - Derek Jarman
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On this day:
Royal Society Founded - 1660, Nancy Astor becomes the first woman MP - 1919
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