London Rebel History Calendar - October 2016

Women Reclaim the Night, Soho, 1977.

 

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

 

Come the
glorious day... the streets will run with beer...

 

     

 

1

Police radio reports
North Peckham Estate rioters throwing 'concrete rain' on officers, 1985.

2

Demo, Trafalgar Square, against Housing Finance Act which promised social
housing rent rises, 1972.

3

Empty GLC block ,
Kilner House squatted, Kennington, 1980.

 

4

Battle in Charing
Cross, as police attack
unemployed march, 1921

 

5

More fighting
between catholics and
pro-Garibaldi radicals,
Hyde Park, 1862.

 

6

Anarchist
novelist Ethel Mannin
born, Clapham, 2006.

 

7

Black Power activists
disrupt Tony Benn
speaking at N. Kensington Labour Party meeting, 1968

8

Harold Moody,
founder of pioneering
League of Coloured
Peoples, born, 1882.

 

9

Old Bailey trial
of Oval 4 begins,
1972 - black radicals
framed by police.

10

Mass escape
attempt foiled,
Newgate Prison, 1771.

 

11

Lambeth & Kennington schoolboys meet
to plan school strike,
Embankment, 1911.

 

12

Sylvia Pankhurst
nicked again after pro-women's suffrage speech at Poplar Town Hall, 1913.

 

13

Troops attack
pickets in air traffic
controllers strike,
West Drayton, 1977.

 

14

European Social Forum held in London, 2004

 

15

Occupy Camp
takes over grounds of St Pauls Cathedral, 2011.

16

Laboratory
of Insurrectionary
Imagination pray to
Gods of Consumerism
& Consumption,
Selfridges, 2004.

17

Brewery vat bursts,
St Giles - poor bring cups
& drink free porter as it flows in the street, 1814.

18

Brewery vat bursts,
St Giles - poor bring cups
& drink free porter as it flows in the street, 1814.

19

Police beat unemployed & socialists out of
Trafalgar Square, 1887.

20

John de Morgan goes on trial for inspiring Plumstead Common enclosure riots, 1876.

21

Anarchy in the UK'
festival starts, 1994.
Ten Days that
Shook, well, London.

22

Crowd invades St Pauls
to destroy records of
religious orthodoxy, 1640.

23

8 journeymen
cordwainers take
masters to court, for
reducing wages, 1303.

24

Wildcat engineers
strike starts, Charing
Cross Hospital, 1979.

 

25

Royal Flush: king George II dies on the toilet, Kensington Palace, 1760.

 

26

Pacifist
Housmans Bookshop
founded, 1945.

 

27

Radical Land &
Labour League
founding conference, near Old Bailey, 1869

 

28

1000 cyclists defy planned ban on Critical Mass, West End, 2005.

 

29

Squat rave at Oxford St mail depot ends in riot as cops try to evict it, 2010.

 

30

Fire damages Tower of London, 1841.

 

31

16 women nicked
on Soho Reclaim the Night March, 1978.