17th Century

18th Century

England

Crime

The Skull and Crossed Cutlasses

20 October 1720 – The End of the Road for Captain Jack

‘Calico Jack’ Rackham, Anne Bonny and Mary Read are Captured. On the night of 20 ...

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Domitian

18 September AD 96 – Domitian is Stabbed

Disaffected aristocrats conspire to have the Roman emperor assassinated The Roman emperor Domitian had been ...

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A Sinister Fate Awaits the Prostitutes of London's Whitechapel

31 August 1888 – Mary Ann Nichols becomes the first victim of Jack the Ripper

The body of a homeless prostitute, brutally murdered and mutilated, is discovered in a Whitechapel ...

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Politics

The Queen is Dead

22 January 1901 – The Queen is Dead

Queen Victoria spent the Christmas period in 1900 at one of her favourite retreats, Osborne ...

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Mary I

1 October 1553 – Mary I is Crowned

It was party time in England’s capital in the days leading up to 1 October ...

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Domitian

18 September AD 96 – Domitian is Stabbed

Disaffected aristocrats conspire to have the Roman emperor assassinated The Roman emperor Domitian had been ...

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The Stono Rebellion

9 September 1739 – Slaves Make a Bid for Freedom

The Stono Rebellion is the biggest revolt of its kind in British North America Twenty ...

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