This Week In London's History
- Monday – 27th December 1813: A thick smog smothers London, causing the Prince Regent to abandon a trip to Hatfield House and turn back. The smog would last almost a week, causing considerable disruption.
- Tuesday – 28th December 1065: Westminster Abbey is consecrated by Edward the Confessor, a week before his death.
- Wednesday – 29th December 1940: During the course of a massive air raid, London sustains so much damage that the night is later dubbed 'The Second Great Fire of London'.
- Thursday – 30th December 1919: Lincoln's Inn admits its first female bar student.
- Friday – 31st December 1923: The BBC broadcasts the chimes of Big Ben for the first time.
Random London Quote Of The Week
In a word, man in London is not quite so good a creature as he is out of it.
John Galt, The Ayrshire Legatees