The original Pearly King. Born in the St Pancras Workhouse (now, 2015, the St Pancras Hospital, immediately north of St Pancras Gardens). His mother was in and out of the workhouse, sometimes givin...
Person, Tourism / Traditions
Official mascot of the global recession.
Fiction, Commerce, Fictional, Tourism / Traditions
King Edward VII. Originally scheduled for 26 June but delayed due to the main player needing to have his appendix out, an innovative operation at the time. The elderly Archbishop Temple officiated ...
Event, Royalty, Tourism / Traditions
Queen Elizabeth II. A London Inheritance's post 2nd June 1953 – Coronation Day In London has some great photos.
'A tonic for the Nation', The Festival was intended to cheer us all up after WW2, and incidentally to celebrate the centenary of the 1851 Great Exhibition. All the Festival buildings on the south...
Event, Art, Cinema, Science, Tourism / Traditions
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Died: 18/4/1873, 148 years ago
Person, Gardens / Agriculture, Science, Germany
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