On May 26, 1868 the Capital Punishment Act was put into action. This made it so that public hangings no longer existed at Newgate in London.
Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1894 · Tower Bridge Completed
Tower Bridge was completed in 1894. It is built across the Thames and is a suspension bridge. It has gothic towers on either side of it and is sometimes confused with the London Bridge. It is also the oldest bridge in London.
Short form of Elizabeth , first used in the 16th century, and popular in the 18th and 19th centuries as an independent given name. It was used by George Bernard Shaw for the main female character, Eliza Dolittle , in his play Pygmalion ( 1913 ), which was the basis for the musical and film My Fair Lady.