English Culture Fun

ON THIS DAY ! (UK history)

london-big-ben
Tom Culshaw
Written by Tom Culshaw

On this day, UK History

 

You could be sat on your couch now, watching Jeremy Kyle for the past three years, missing out on a fortune !

  • On  04.12.2012 The highest lottery prize ever to remain unclaimed (£63.8m) eventually went to good causes as the winner did not come forward by the deadline of 23:00 GMT.

National-Lottery-logo

  • 1980 English rock group Led Zeppelin officially disbanded, following the death of drummer John Bonham on 25th September.

Led-Zeppelin1

  • 1586 Queen Elizabeth I conferred the death sentence on Mary Queen of Scots after discovering a plot to assassinate her and bring about a Roman Catholic uprising. Queen Mary stayed at this house in Jedburgh in 1566 to hold a Circuit Court. She fell gravely ill and almost died there. As her later troubles closed in, she is said to have remarked “Would that I had died in Jedburgh.”

eliz1-rainbow

 

Comments

comments

Leave a Comment