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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1804 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:
Dryden Made First Poet Laureate - 1668, Royal Military Academy established - 1741, The Amritsar Massacre - 1919

Famous and historic events from 1804

First Steam Locomotive Runs
RHS Founded

Famous Britons born in 1804
Benjamin Disraeli
James Kay-Shuttleworth
John Gould
Richard Cobden
Richard Lander
Robert Lee
Samuel Phelps
Sir Richard Owen
William Gilbert

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A Picture of Britain
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Coast
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Churchill

Brit Quote:
Catholics are just protestants protesting against protestantism - D H Lawrence
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On this day:
Dryden Made First Poet Laureate - 1668, Royal Military Academy established - 1741, The Amritsar Massacre - 1919
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