London Rebel History Calendar - April 2016

REMEMBER BLAIR PEACH... killed by police, during an anti-fascist demonstration, Southall, April 32rd, 1979.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

This month,
communist clowns will mostly be expressing our moral and immoral
economies.

     

1

Police kill Ian
Tomlinson during anti-G8 demo, City, 2009.

2

Hackney demo against racist immigration
controls, 2005.

3

Striking bootmakers; demo blocks
whole East End, 1890.

4

First Aldermaston march against nuclear weapons sets off, Hyde Park, 1958.

 

5

1753: A meeting
founds the Britsh
Museum; showcase for the loot of Empire.

6

Moral economy:
Meat wagon stormed,
Leadenhall St; meat sold off at 'a fair price'. 1772.

7

Newgate, 1778:
Imprisoned debtors
attempt mass escape.

8

Troops fire on crowd protesting arrest of Radical MP Francis
Burdett, 1810.

9

Protestors in wigs & gowns picket Royal Court of Justice over mistreatment in psychiatric care, 2014.

10

Police and customs
raid Gays the Word bookshop, Bloomsbury, 1984.

11

Riots defeat Excise
Bill, PM Walpole
attacked: Londoners party all night, 1733.

12

Social Centre Plus,
in squatted
Dole Office, resists
eviction, Deptford, 2011

13

Protest camp
against Olympic
Landgrab evicted,
Leyton Marsh, 2012.

14

National Conference of Women meets, Central Hall, to discuss basis for WW1 peace, 1915.

15

Black Friday, 1921:
leaders of rail and
transport unions shaft striking miners

16

Clown supreme and communist sympathiser Charlie Chaplin born, Walworth, 1889.

17

Rightwing loser David Copeland bombs
Brixton, 1999; fails to launch race war.

18


Committee of 100
anti-nuclear demo
in London, 1961

 

19

Expulsions of strike
leaders from TGWU sparks another London dock strike, 1950.

20

London Apprentices march to demand
restoration of holidays banned by puritans, 1647

21

Anti-Fascist Action
bash group of nazis
off to BNP meeting,
Bethnal Green, 1989.

22

1893: 211th & last issue of London-based weekly
German anarchist paper Die Autonomie appears.

 

23


Police kill socialist Blair Peach during anti-fascist demo, Southall, 1979.

24

Mutiny in Whalley's
regiment, Bishopsgate, 1649, over pay & plans to send them to Ireland.

25

Striking Coalheavers battle scabs on ships, Wapping, 1768.

26

Mass meeting of
Spitalfields silkweavers leads to laws to protect their wages, 1773.

 

27

A 'rude rabble from Southwark' attack
Lambeth Palace, 1640.

28

1000s invade
pitch at FA Cup final, Wembley, 1923

29

Busworkers in Kingston strike over attacks on conditions & pay, 1987.

30

John Guy of Teddington, hanged at Tyburn for poaching, under draconian Black Act, 1725.