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International Exhibition + RHS Garden, South Ken

International Exhibition + RHS Garden, South Ken

Under the direction of Prince Albert the profits of the 1851 Great Exhibition were used to purchase land in South Kensington for cultural and educational use. Most of the northern half was, 1861-88...

Event, Commerce, Museums / Libraries

1 memorial

Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs

Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs

International organization that brings together scholars and public figures to work toward reducing the danger of armed conflict and to seek solutions to global security threats. Founded by Joseph ...

Event, Politics & Administration

1 memorial

Smithfield Market Fire, 1958

Smithfield Market Fire, 1958

On 23 January 1958, a fire broke out in the basement of Union Cold Storage Co at the Smithfield Poultry Market. The fire spread throughout the maze of basements under the market and burned for thre...

Event, Tragedy

1 memorial

Silvertown explosion

Silvertown explosion

The chemical factory was built in 1893 by Brunner Mond. In 1915 the War Office took over part of it (the northern section, we think, where Banyan Court now is) to produce TNT in what was known to b...

Event, Tragedy

2 memorials

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