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1771 English cricket season

Events from the year 1771 in the Kingdom of Great Britain.

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  • 22 January - Spain cedes the Falkland Islands to Britain.[1]
  • 8 August - First Recorded Town Cricket Match played at Horsham. Horsham Cricket Club formed here.
  • 16 November - During the night the River Tyne floods, destroying many bridges and killing several people; the main bridge at Newcastle upon Tyne is not completed until 1781.
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References

  1. ^ a b c d Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. pp. 326–327. ISBN 0-304-35730-8.  
  2. ^ "BBC History British History Timeline". http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/launch_tl_british.shtml. Retrieved 2007-09-03.  

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