London Rebel History Calendar - March 2016

having a smashing time... On the March 26th 2011 anti-cuts demo

we dedicate the month of March to its traditional spirit - madness:
from the wires that class society breaks in our heads to the wild anarchy of our refusal

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

 

If this society is driving you MAD -
GO MENTAL!

1

Huge demo against anti-trade union Industrial Relations Bill, 1971

2

Mass radical
meeting, Lambeth
Baths, in support of new French Revolution, 1848.

3

1843: Court rules Daniel MacNaughton is suffering delusions that Tories are persecuting him †.
Delusions?!

4


2004 : Ex-Grand Banks squatted Social Centre opens, Tufnell Park.

5

Anti-Boer War
meeting attacked by 'loyal English' mob, Highbury Corner, 1900.

6

Turlis, the hangman, pelted with bricks by crowd, Southwark, 1769.

7

Leaders of planned Irish and English uprisings jailed in Tower, 1798.

 

8

1984: On International Women's Day, anti-war activists hand out 'peace pies' at Bank of England.

 

9

Framed for
killing his wife, Tim Evans hangs, Pentonville Prison,
1950. Later pardoned.
Touch fucking late.

10

Britain's First Census, 1801: to assess how
many men were available
for conscription...

11

'Sacred socialist'
James Pierpoint
Greaves dies at his
commune, Ham,
1842.

12

1971: 14-hour
vigil outside Ministry of Defence demanding abolition of NATO.

13

Prisoners riot & attempt escape, Westminster Gatehouse, 1767.

14

Karl Marx dies,
Kentish Town, 1883

15

1999: Reclaim Bedlam
day of action against
compulsory mental health treatment orders
.

16

Ibrahima Sey
CS gassed to death
by Ilford police, 1996.

17

Riots in
the City & Deptford
against powerful
Duke of Suffolk, 1450.

18

Anabaptist Bartholomew Legate burned for heresy, Smithfield, 1612.

19

Tottenham 3 wrongfully jailed for killing of PC Blakelock, 1987.

20

1858: To press outcry about sectioning of
the rich, Marx raises
plight of poor lunatics.

21

Mental Patients Union founded, Paddington, to oppose psychiatric
oppression, 1973
.

 

22

Peckham
anarchist rally attacked
by scab gas stokers, 1894.

23

1911: Ethel Smyth's
suffragette anthem 'March of the Women' premieres, Albert Hall.

24

1000s pack Mile
End rally to celebrate
Russian February
Revolution, 1917.

25

Angry protest in London after Bloody Sunday murders in Derry, 1972.

26

Massive
anti-cuts demo, sees attacks on the Ritz & other posh targets, 2011.

27

Rioting outside Parliament in
support of reforming Mayor of London,
Brass Crosby, 1771

28

British Movement
skinheads attack
black filmgoers,
Woolwich, 1980.

 

29

Veteran East End
dissident communist
Joe Jacobs dies, 1977.

30

1988. Two activists scale Nelson's Column protesting about acid rain.

31

Betrayed by
her lover, socialist
Eleanor Marx kills
herself, Sydenham, 1898.