Monday Miscellanea

Dave Haste
By Dave Haste Last edited 83 months ago
Monday Miscellanea

Jogger near Old Palace Yard

This Week In London’s History

  • Monday30th January 1969: The Beatles perform live for the last time ever, on the roof of the Apple Records building in Mayfair.
  • Tuesday31st January 1609: Guy Fawkes and his fellow conspirators are hanged at Old Palace Yard in Westminster.
  • Wednesday1st February 1444: The steeple of St. Paul’s is damaged when it is struck by lightning.
  • Thursday2nd February 1874: Liverpool Street Station is opened.
  • Friday3rd February 1794: 20 people are killed at the Haymarket Theatre and many more injured in a crush to see King George III.

Random London Quote Of The Week

Nothing is certain in London but expense.

William Shenstone

Picture by sinister pictures via the Londonist Flickr Pool.

Last Updated 29 January 2012