London Rebel History Calendar - June 2018

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Rent strikers demonstrate in Stepney, 1938.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

 

Let's
Lynch the
Landlords!
(No parleying
first)

 

 

 

 

 

1

Police beating of
61-yr
old Mr Johnson sparks mini-riot, Brixton, 1976.

 

2

Fifth Monarchist
prophet Anna Trapnel
jailed for denouncing
government, 1654.

 

3

King Mob streetfest celebrates Valerie Solanas; shooting of Andy Warhol, Notting Hill, 1968.

 

4

Lefty St Pancras councillors refuse Home Office Civil Defence orders, 1957.

5

Heston tenants beat up
and imprison local landowner Nicholas Est, during Peasants Revolt, 1381.

6

Land squatted for
Eco-Camp, Kew, 2009.

7

First London bus strike starts, 1891. Fighting at Holloway & Fulham depots.

8

King Hardicnut drinks
himself to death, 1042. May all monarchs perish thus...

9

Mrs Calloway sets
fire to her gin shop after
landlord gives her notice,
Covent Garden, 1735.

10

Riot police back up mass eviction of squatters, Pullens Estate, Walworth, 1986.

11

Anti-G8
Carnival Against Capitalism fills West End, 2013.

12

Republican Rye House
Plot uncovered, 1683.

13

5 inns where tailors
planned wage disputes
ordered to close, 1745.

14

Rebel Peasant
army parleys with
the king at Mile End, 1381.

15

Rebellious
apprentices in uproar
in the City during week of food price riots, 1595.

16

William Anderton executed for printing seditious
pamphlets, Tyburn, 1693.

17

Free press
champion and radical
leader Henry Hetherington
born, Soho, 1792.

18

Lambeth Palace bombed by the Angry Brigade, 1970.

19

John Gay's political satire Polly, banned for nearly 50 years, finally performed, Haymarket, 1777.

20

Solidarity strike, London docks, refusing to unload scab Canadian ships, 1949.

21

Association of Autonomous Astronauts hold Solstice low gravity training,
Hampstead Heath, 1999.

 

22

Charles Kent, Laetitia
Holland & John Gray hanged, Bloomsbury, for Gordon Riots acts, 1780.

23

'The Square' Social
Centre resists eviction, Bloomsbury, 2006.

24

Disabled activists invade Parliament protesting
cuts to benefits, 2015.

25

Rioting in
Hyde Park
against Sunday
Trading Bill, 1855.

26

Nutty old Robert Owen lectures on socialism
to Queen Victoria, 1839.

27

Stepney rent strikers
beat off bailiffs with rolling pins & shovels, 1938.

28

1830: Joseph
Grantham first PC
killed on duty, Somers
Town - jury rule Justifiable
Homicide. Just because.

29

East London Federation of Suffragettes march ends in fighting with police, 1913.

30

Anti-nuclear actions
against Chertsey &
Weybridge bomber plane &
munitions factories, 1959.