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*'''1381''' - Peasant's Revolt attacks London  
 
*'''1381''' - Peasant's Revolt attacks London  
*'''Mid-1400s''' - Black Death killed half of London's population
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*'''Mid-1400s''' - Black Death killed half of London's population  
 
*'''1500s''' - Expansion of overseas trade  
 
*'''1500s''' - Expansion of overseas trade  
 
*'''1600s''' - London limits expand beyond the Walls  
 
*'''1600s''' - London limits expand beyond the Walls  
'''1665-1666''' - Great Plague
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*'''1665-1666''' - Great Plague  
 
*'''1666''' - Great Fire of London<br>  
 
*'''1666''' - Great Fire of London<br>  
 
*'''1700s''' - London's role at centre of British Empire begins  
 
*'''1700s''' - London's role at centre of British Empire begins  

Revision as of 04:55, 13 January 2012

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Historic Timeline

  • 1381 - Peasant's Revolt attacks London
  • Mid-1400s - Black Death killed half of London's population
  • 1500s - Expansion of overseas trade
  • 1600s - London limits expand beyond the Walls
  • 1665-1666 - Great Plague
  • 1666 - Great Fire of London
  • 1700s - London's role at centre of British Empire begins
  • 1750 - Westminster Bridge opened
  • 1831 - Became world's largest city
  • 1836 - First London railroad constructed
  • 1863 - London Underground subway system began
  • 1888 - County of London established
  • 1900 - County of London divided into 28 boroughs
  • 1925 - Lost status as world's largest city
  • 1930s - Large numbers of Jewish immigrants arrived
  • 1950s - Large numbers of Commonwealth immigrants began to arrive
  • 1965 - County of London abolished
  • 1965 - Greater London established; added 32 additional boroughs

Websites

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