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Sunday, 13 September 2015

Quebec

On 13 September 1759 General Wolfe defeated the French at Quebec ensuring Canada became British. www.localhistories.org/canada.html

Saturday, 12 September 2015

First Policewoman

On 12 September 1910 Mrs Alice Stebbin Wells became the first policewoman with full powers of arrest. http://www.iawp.org/history/wells/alice_stebbins_wells.htm  

Sunday, 6 September 2015

Telephone Exchange

On 6 September 1879 the first telephone exchange in Britain opened in Britain in London 3 years after the telephone was invented. www.localhistories.org/communications.html 

Friday, 4 September 2015

Thursday, 3 September 2015

The battle of Worcester

On 3 September 1651 the army of Charles II was totally defeated at the battle of Worcester. Charles himself managed to escape. www.localhistories.org/worcester.html