1455 Start of Englands first War of the Rose's.
1200
King John of England and King Philip II of France sign the Treaty of Le Goulet.

1377
English theologian John Wycliffe doctrines are denounced by Pope Gregory XI, who issues five papal bulls.
 
1455
Henry VI is defeated and captured by Richard Duke of York at Battle of St Albans, in England’s 1st war of the Roses.
 
1775
Canada's Bishop of Québec forbids local women to marry invading American rebel soldiers from the south.
 
1781
British Loyalists garrison at fort Ninety-Six in South Carolina, comes under siege for 28 days from colonial rebels.
 
1795
Scottish adventurer Mungo Park, starts his first voyage to explore the African Continent
 
1813
British and Canadian forces defeating 900 invading American troops and recapture the river Raison post.
 
1816
Englishmen in Littleport, Cambridgeshire, rioted over unemployment and rising grain costs, it spread to Ely next day.
 
1838
Canada’s last fatal duel is fought, when Col. Robert Sweeny kills Maj Henry Ward over a love letter sent to his wife.
 
1840
Britain abolished the transporting of convicts to Australia’s colonies in New South Wales.
 
1859
Scottish novelist Sir Arthur Conan Doyle creator of Sherlock Holmes, was born one of 10 siblings in Edinburgh.
 
1870
Irish poet Eva Gore-Booth, a trade unionist and feminist, was born on the Lissadell Estate in Co. Sligo.
 
1897
London’s Blackwell Tunnel under the River Thames connecting the South to East sides of the city was opened.
 
1915
Scotland’s worst rail disaster took place in Quintin hill, when three trains collided killing 227 people & injuring 246.
 
1931
England's Whipsnade Zoo one of Europe's largest wildlife conservation parks opens to the public.
 
1933
Scotland’s water bailiff for Loch Ness Alex Campbell, reports a pre-historic animal trundling across road into Loch!
 
1941
Irish language poet Caitlin Maude, teacher and activist, actress and traditional singer, was born in Casla a Gaeltacht.
 
1936
Irish government starts Air Lingus (Aer Loingeas) as the national airline of the Republic of Ireland.
 
1946
Irish soccer player George Best who spent all his money on booze, birds and fast cars, was born in Belfast.
 
1950
Irish musician Bill Whelan, best known for composing the music to Riverdance, was born in Limerick.
 
1968
Scotland's General Assembly of the Church of Scotland after many years voted in favour of women ministers.
 
1970
Scottish mountaineer Tom Patey author of funny songs about climbing, died abseiling from a sea stack of Sutherland.
 
1971
Irish Women's Liberation Movement defies the law and brings contraceptives from Belfast into Dublin railway station.
 
1981
British murder, Peter Sutcliffe, "the Yorkshire Ripper", is found guilty of killing 13 women and attempts on another 7.
 
2003
Irish Hurling player Gerard McDonnell from Limerick sent a ball flying 29,000 feet from top of Mount Everest.
 
2012
Britains Royal Navy’s first woman commander of major warship, take up her post aboard HMS Portland, in Devonport.
 
2013
British soldier Fusilier Lee Rigby was hack to death outside his Barracks by Muslim extremist Michael Adebolajo.
 
2015
Ireland has become the first country in the world to legalese same-sex marriage by a popular vote of 62%.
 
2017
English city of Manchester's Ariana Granda concert, is bomb by terrorists Hashem & Salman, 23 dead 800 injured.
 
2019
British Steel was placed in compulsory liquidation, putting 5,000 jobs at risk and endangering 20,000 in the supply chain.
 
2021
Britain bans American travelers, as only 46% first shot & 34% fully protected, many are refusing to get vaccinated.
 
2022
Britain’s P.M Boris Johnson sends Troops to Finland on training exercises.
 
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