Women Traders at London Stock Exchange

The London Stock Exchange first allowed women on the trading floor in 1973. Continue reading

Lowe’s Grand Hotel

The first family hotel, Lowe’s Grand Hotel opened on King Street, Covent Garden, London, England on January 1774 by David Low. Continue reading

Jacob Perkins

Jacob Perkins (9 July 1766 – 30 July 1849) was an American inventor, mechanical engineer and physicist. Continue reading

Hungary Won First Table Tennis Championship

First table tennis championships were held in London, England in 1926 and won by Hungary. Continue reading

Old Brown London Soap

John Atkinson, chemist sold Old Brown London wrapped soap in London, England in 1892. Continue reading

Palace of Westminster Had The First Patented Cooling System

Palace of Westminster, Houses of Parliament in London, England was the first building with a patented cooling system installed in 1834. Continue reading

First Freemason Grand Lodge Founded

The first Freemason grand lodge was founded in London, England on June 14, 1717. Continue reading

James I – King of England

James VI and I (James Charles Stuart; 19 June 1566 – 27 March 1625) was King of Scotland as James VI from 24 July 1567 and King of England and Ireland as James I from the union of the Scottish and English crowns on 24 March 1603 until his death in 1625. Continue reading

Fiji Has Modern Coinage

Fiji, Oceania created its first modern coinage in 1934. Continue reading

Victoria Park in England

Victoria Park opened in London, England in 1845 as a municipal recreation park. Continue reading