Monday Miscellanea

Dave Haste
By Dave Haste Last edited 90 months ago
Monday Miscellanea

Senate House

This Week In London’s History

  • Monday - 15th November 1977: Princess Anne gives birth to her first child, Peter Mark Andrew Phillips, at St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington.
  • Tuesday - 16th November 1961: Franklin Roy Bruno is born at Hammersmith Hospital. He would become a successful boxer, winning the WBC Heavyweight championship, as well as a pantomime ‘celebrity’. Wednesday - 17th November 1880: Three women graduate from the University of London with Bachelor of Arts degrees, becoming the first British women to do so. Thursday - 18th November 2003: George W Bush arrives in London as part of a four-day visit to the UK. His presence is met with mass protest.
  • Friday - 19th November 1558: Queen Elizabeth I travels to Highgate on her accession to the throne. She is met by the bishops and escorted through London.
  • Random London Quote Of The Week

    London is a modern Babylon.

    Benjamin Disraeli, Tancred

    Picture of Senate House, the administrative centre of the University of London, by Bunter | Japanorama, via the Londonist Flickr Pool.

    Last Updated 15 November 2010