1969 in the United Kingdom

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1969 in the United Kingdom:
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Events from the year 1969 in the United Kingdom. The year is dominated by the beginnings of The Troubles in Northern Ireland.

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Undated[edit]

  • Golden eagles were found to be nesting in England for the first time in modern history, at Haweswater in the Lake District.[42]
  • Completion of the Castle Vale estate in Birmingham, one of the largest housing estates in Europe, consisting mostly of council houses and low-rise flats as well as 34 tower blocks, the first of which were occupied in 1964.[43]

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References[edit]

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  43. ^ [2]

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