This Week In London’s History
Monday – 1st December 1919: In Westminster, Nancy Astor becomes the first woman MP to take her seat in the House of Commons.
– 2nd December 1697
: The first service is held in Sir Christopher Wren’s St Paul’s Cathedral, some eleven years before the building is officially completed.
– 3rd December
: As we may have mentioned before, it seems that this date is the least eventful in London’s history. Nothing of any interest has ever occurred on this date in London. Please let us know if you think we’re wrong.
– 4th December 1882
: The Royal Courts of Justice on The Strand are opened by Queen Victoria.
– 5th December 1905
: Part of the roof of Charing Cross station collapses, killing six people.
Random London Quote Of The Week
Nothing is certain in London but expense.
London’s Weather This Week
Another mixed week in terms of sunshine and showers (and maybe even snow), but it will be consistently chilly throughout.
Photo by Dave.
Last Updated 01 December 2008