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Summary: 101 Events.


1953 Ionian Earthquake

19th century

33rd Acqui Infantry Division Massacre

Abney Park Cemetery Company

The Act to Amend the Laws Concerning the Burial of the Dead in the Metropolis

Afghan Wars

American Civil War

Arctic exploration

Armenian Deportation

Assassination of John F. Kennedy

Assassination of Reinhard Heydrich

Association for the Prevention of Premature Burial

Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Bangladesh War for Independence

Black Plague arrives in London

Chicago World's Fair


Clutter family murder

Cold War

Collapse of the Silver Bridge

Creation of Turkey

Cultural Revolution

Death of Diana, Princess of Wales

Death of Queen Elizabeth I

Death of Ray

Destruction of Earth

Disused Burial Grounds Act

Druce Scandal

Ebola Reston discovery

English Civil War

Eruption of Mount Vesuvius

Evacuation of British Children in WW2

Fall of the Berlin Wall 1989 [1989]

First Cemetery to be Nationalized at Brompton

First Chimurenga

First Recorded Cremation in Britain

Gallipoli Campaign

Garden Gang Show

Gold Rush

Great Cholera Epidemic

Great Comet of 1664

Great Fire of London

Great Plague

Great Plague of London

Great Stink

Greek Civil War


Imperial War Graves Commission

Indian independence

the killing of Danny Hansford

Korean War

Krakatoa Eruption

Largest Pest House in London is Built in Soho

London Cemetery Company

London Monster attacks

A magic show

Meiji Restoration

Metropolitan Interments Act

Metropolitan Public Gardens Association

Monster of Florence Serial Killings

Murder and attempted murder of her children by Diane Downs, 1983

The Murder of Saville Kent

Murders of DeFeo Family

New Year's Day

New York City Draft Riots

Olympic Games

Open Spaces Act

Partition of India

A picnic

Prison escape and recapture of Diane Downs, 1987

Puppet Show


Restoration of the Monarchy

Rhodesian Bush War

Rose's escape

Running of the Bulls

Salem witch trials

San Francisco Earthquake and Fire

Second Chimurenga

September 11 Attacks

Simon Swede's birthday

Solar eclipse

Spanish Civil War

Superflu epidemic

Total eclipse of the sun

Trial and conviction of Diane Downs, 1984

Trip to the beach

U.S. Embassy Bombings in Kenya and Tanzania

United States presidential election

USS Cole Bombing in Yemen

Victorian Era

Vietnam War

Watergate Scandal

Whitechapel Murders

World War I

World War II

World War II, British Home Front

World War II, Pacific Theater

World War III

World's Columbian Exposition

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