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1666 Great Fire of London

1707 Formation of United Kingdom

1755 Samuel Johnson published first English Dictionary

1815 Battle of Waterloo

1833 Abolition of Slavery

1859 Darwin published Origin of Species

1914 World War I

1939 World War II

1948 National Health Service created

1952 Accession of Queen Elizabeth II

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