Jerome K. Jerome - WC1
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Sharpeville Massacre

Sharpeville Massacre

This took place near the police station in the South African township of Sharpeville in Transvaal (today part of Gauteng). After a day of demonstrations against pass laws (these were an internal pa...

Event, Race Issues, Tragedy, South Africa

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Frost Fairs

Frost Fairs

There are records of the Thames freezing over as far back as CE 250. The piers of old London Bridge were broad and close together, meaning that they could get easily blocked creating a dam which wo...

Event, Commerce, Food & Drink, Journalism / Publishing

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Simon de Montfort's Parliament of 1265

Simon de Montfort's Parliament of 1265

Simon de Montfort, having seized power from King Henry III, called a Parliament with a wider representation catchment than the usual knights and barons; he summoned representatives of cities and bo...

Event, Politics & Administration

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V1 flying bomb attack on Dartford

V1 flying bomb attack on Dartford

The V1 flying bomb,(also known as a doodlebug), fell in Carrington Road, killing 10 people and injuring 107. It destroyed 20 homes and caused damage to a further 700 in the surrounding area. Our pi...

Event, Tragedy

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