London Rebel History Calendar - September 2016

 

Squatters occupying the Ivanhoe Hotel, Bloomsbury, September 1946.

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They're opening your post... time to dig out that
donkey mask disguise...

   

1

1889 : More than
300,000 London
workers are on strike,
inspired by dockers...

2

1921 : 9 left-Labour
Poplar councillors jailed for refusing to levy rates.

 

3

The 'Secret apparatus
for tampering with,
copying & forging letters in the interests of the State' burned in Great Fire, 1666.

 

4

Newgate & Ludgate Prisoners being moved during Great Fire take chance to escape, 1666.

 

5

Suffragette attempt
to burn posh Dulwich College fails, 1913.
Time for another go?

6

Planned radical
uprising postponed, despite
'200 armed revolutionary
soldiers' gathering
near Tower, 1802.

7

Social centre in squatted dentist factory evicted, Southwark, 2001.

 

8

Crowd force entry
to Liverpool Street
Station to use it as air raid shelter, 1940.

9

150,000 oppose
British Union of fascists
rally, Hyde Park, 1934.

10

Ivanhoe Hotel,
Bloomsbury,
squatted, 1946.

 

11

Space Hijackers
drive tank to DSEI
arms fair protest, then
auction it off, 2007.

 

12

1726: Jane Martin hanged,
Tyburn, for returning
before her full sentence
of transportation was up.

13

1993: anti-roads protestors squat empty houses along M11 Link route,
Leytonstone/Wanstead.

 

14

Winston Churchill
statue straitjacketed to protest stigma on
mental illness, 2004.

 

15

1773: justices ask
Garrick not to perform the
Beggar's Opera, as performances of it often cause
disorder; he refuses.

16

Silkweavers gather
to cut silk from looms
of dodgy employers,
Hoxton, 1769.

17

Far-right British National Party win first council seat, Isle of Dogs, 1993.

 

18

Old Price Riots
against theatre prices begin - featuring rough music and riotous dancing. 1809.

19

Jane Housden & William Johnson hanged for shooting brutal screw
Sparling in court,
Old Bailey, 1714.

 

20

1737: Nicholas
Amhurst nicked for writing
seditious libels in
the 'Craftsman' magazine.

 

21

Protesting crap
repairs, tenants dump
rotten food in Sanctuary
Housing Association
offices, Hackney, 2000.

22

1999: Police shoot Harry Stanley dead, Hackney, 'mistaking' a wooden table leg for a shotgun.

 

23

Masque of Anarchy.
Shelley's angry poetic response to Peterloo
massacre, published
- only after his death! 1832.

24

300 anti-fascists prevent National Front march on Brick Lane, 1978.

 

25

Situationist
International's fourth conference opens, at secret East End address, 1960.

 

26

Kids run amok,
Philip Magnus School,
Clerkenwell, after arrests of hippies at gates, 1969.

 

27

'Mr Wilson' pilloried (for playing theatre on Sunday), wearing donkey's head from his Bottom costume. 1631.

 

28

Scapegoat the vulnerable! Robert Hubert hanged,
after falsely confessing to starting Great Fire, 1666.

 

29

Privatise space now! Duke of Bedford closes private road from Bloomsbury to Somers Town, 1798.

 

30

Excise Commissioners offer reward for info on persons regularly threatening their officers, 1737.