This Week In London’s History
- Monday – 10th September 1973: IRA bombs explode at King’s Cross and Euston mainline stations, injuring 13 people. Witnesses describe a teenager planting the first bomb by throwing it into the crowded ticket hall at King’s Cross.
Random London Fact Of The Week
London is generally thought to have been the first city in the world to reach a population of one million. According to the 1801 Census, the city’s population was 1,096,784 on March 10th of that year.
London remained the largest city in the world until 1957, when it was overtaken by Tokyo (which is still the world’s largest city today). London is now merely the 25th largest city in the world.
London’s Weather This Week
More of the same, by all accounts. Could be worse.
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