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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1884 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:
The Battle of Langside - 1568, First convicts sent to Australia - 1787, Churchill forms Wartime Coalition Government - 1940

Famous and historic events from 1884

First Lordís Test Match
Great Colchester Earthquake
NSPCC Founded
Oxford English Dictionary 1st published
Precedent for Cremation Set
Women permitted at Oxford University
World adopts Greenwich Meantime

Famous Britons born in 1884
Alfred Piccaver
Arthur Ransome
Bronislaw Malinowski
Dame Ivy Compton-Burnett
Edward Mellanby
Emmanuel Shinwell
John Squire
Percy Lewis

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A Picture of Britain
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Churchill

Brit Quote:
Proof that God has an odd sense of humour - after inventing Haute Cuisine he gave it to the French - A A Gill
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On this day:
The Battle of Langside - 1568, First convicts sent to Australia - 1787, Churchill forms Wartime Coalition Government - 1940
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