London Rebel History Calendar - December 2018

 

2018

Slade Art School occupied by students during anti-cuts protests, 2010.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday


Occupy the art
galleries
- & share
out the
paintings?


       

1

1450: a mob
attacks Westminster,
demanding the heads
of the king's counsellors.

2

London
School of Economics
occupied by students
protesting cuts, 2010.

3

Muhammad Ali
makes surprise visit
to Tulse Hill School, 1974.

4

Satirical
playwright John
Gay dies,
Mayfair, 1732.

5

Suffragettes disrupt Lloyd George speech to Women's Liberal Association, 1905.

6

Art students invade Turner Prize ceremony, protesting art education cuts, 2010.

7

London Corresponding Society hold final mass
rally, Marylebone, 1795.

8

Copies of attack
on moderate Parliamentary generals scattered
in London streets, 1644.

9

Piccadilly bookseller John Stockdale tried for libelling House of Commons,
1789.

10

LSE, Slade Art School,
London Met Uni
occupations end, 2010.

 

11

London citizens present Root & Branch petition, demanding abolition of church hierarchy, 1640.

12

New Battersea
Brown Dog anti-vivisection
statue erected, 1985.

13

'Irish fright': rumours catholic Irish are out to massacre Londoners, 1688.

14

200 East London
suffragettes occupy
homes of local tory
councillors, Bow, 1913.



15

Unemployed
march on Public
Assistance Committee,
County Hall, 1931.

16

High Court
bailifffs evict Hackney
Squat Centre, 2013.

17

Exiled German radical
Ret Marut
sentenced to
deportation, 1923. Later becomes famous reclusive novelist,
B. Traven.

 

18

Anarchist sci-fi
novelist Michael Moorcock born, Mitcham, 1939.

19

William Morris gives his first political speech, in anti-war meeting, Lambeth, 1878.

20

Lesbian & Gay
Rights Coalition founded
to oppose legal attacks
on gay rights, 1990.

21

First prisoners take up residence in new model Pentonville Prison, 1842.

22

50 unemployed
force their way into the
Ritz Hotel to have tea, 1938.

23

Prince Regent (later George
IV)
flies into panic, fearing
Ratcliffe murders herald
attack on monarchy. 1811.

24

Mob bent on
murder attack
South Sea
Company boss
after 'Bubble' collapse, 1720.

 

25

Riot in
Ealing against
puritan
prohibition on
Xmas, 1647.

26

Sex Pistols record 'God Save the
Queen',
Highbury, 1976.

27

Mass rally of Jewish
workers, Mile End, 1889.

28

Arse-faced utilitarian
thinker Jeremy Bentham
robbed by his servant, 1779.

29

Metropolitan
Asylums Board besieged by hunger marchers, 1922.

30

Ranter Thomas Tany
attacks Parliament,
with his sword, 1654.

31

Thieves nick
millions
of quids worth
of art,
Dulwich Art
gallery, 1966.