Ten reasons why 2015 will be a year to remember

Tuesday 30 December 2014 10:00
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Numerous historic anniversaries will be marked during 2015. Here are 10 key dates that will be remembered by English Heritage next year.

1 First World War (100th anniversary) – 1915

2 First English parliament (750th) – 20 January 1265

3 Death of Sir Winston Churchill (50th) – 24 January 1965

4 VE Day (70th) – 8 May 1945

5 Dunkirk evacuation (75th) – 27 May to 4 June 1940

6 Viking invasion of England by Cnut (1000th) – 1015

7 Siege of Carlisle (700th) – summer 1315

8 Magna Carta (800th) – 15 June 1215

9 Battle of Waterloo (200th) – 18 June 1815

10 Battle of Agincourt (600th) – 15 October 1415

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