This Week In London’s History
- Monday – 12th September 2005: The England cricket team beat Australia at The Oval, winning the Ashes for the first time since 1987.
- Tuesday – 13th September 1971: Paul and Linda McCartney welcome their daughter Stella into the world. She is born in Lambeth.
- Wednesday – 14th September 1983: Amy Winehouse is born in Southgate, north London. She would become a successful recording artist.
- Thursday – 15th September 2004: Five pro-hunt protesters burst into the House of Commons, disrupting a parliamentary debate around the ban on hunting with dogs.
- Friday – 16th September 1977: Iconic glam rock musician Marc Bolan dies in a car accident in Barnes, southwest London.
Random London Quote Of The Week
London is a roost for every bird.