London Rebel History Calendar - July 2018

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Sailors riot in the Strand, 1749, attacking brothels where they had been robbed.

 

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

A brick
in
the hand's
worth ten
in a lawcourt
wall

         

1

Sailors riot in the Strand, attacking brothels which
had robbed them. 1749.

 

2

Helen John jailed
for painting anti-war slogan on US embassy, 1998.

3

300 poor folk
crushed to death
rushing to beg food from
Blackfriars Priory, 1322.

4

Meeting of
Italian anarchists in Soho Bar to discuss police spies ends in a brawl, 1902.

5

672 women Bryant &
May matchmakers walk
out on strike, Bow, 1888.

6

Anti-nuclear protestors scale Buckingham
Palace walls, 1993.

7

Short mutiny
of Grenadier
guards, Wellington
Barracks, St James, 1890.

8

What becomes
the Vegetarian
Society, founded, Alcott
Concordium, Ham, 1847.

9

Hugely influential
illegal penny paper
the Poor Man's Guardian
first published, 1831.

10

A London dock strike defeated, 1810.

11

Denis Lemon of
Gay News found guilty
of blasphemy, 1977.

12

Foyles Bookshop strikers return to work, 1965.

13

Anti-crimping (army recruiting) rioters attack Downing St, 1795.

14

Wildcat postal strike
erupts in Ilford, Gants
Hill, & Seven Kings, 1987.

15

Colour bar on
black workers in Euston station lifted, 1966.

16

A hostile mob
stone Queen Eleanor
during struggle between
king & barons, 1263.

17

Ex-miner Michael Conway acquitted of bricking cops in poll tax riot on self-defence grounds, 1991.

18

Second Direct Action
Network Block Telethon
action, 1992 (see 27 May).

19

London's
Revolutionists
hold excursion
to Epping Forest, 1885.

20

Hanging of 7
coalheavers, Shadwell, breaks 1768 river strike.

21

10,000 Greek cypriots in London protest Turkish invasion of Cyprus, 1974.

22

17000 antis chase
off 300 Mosleyites;
fascist rally abandoned,
Trafalgar Square, 1962.

 

23

Mass suffragette rally,
Hyde Park, 1910.

 

24

Reform Riots continue, Hyde Park, 1866.

 

25

Labour
government
sends troops to
break dock strike, 1945.

26

One Reynolds hanged, Tyburn, for a riotous
attack on a tollgate, 1736.

27

182 cyclists nicked
on Critical Mass protest
against Olympics, 2012.

28

Criminal Lunatics Act passed, 1800, ensuring the mad are locked up.

29

30 Poplar councillors
in court for refusing
to contribute to London
County Council, 1921.

30

King James orders
watch kept on anabaptist
meeting houses, 1618

 

31

Strike of
stonemasons building law courts, The Strand, 1877.