What Happened in the Year 1888?

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DATED: 13.02.18

calendarAlthough it’s now more than 100 years ago, the year 1888 still resonates with the people of London. During this year, many events happened that both surprised and shook the nation. This was the year in which Jack the Ripper killed five women in London and although the possibility of other victims is disputed, there is no concrete evidence to suggest there were any more in that year.

On our Jack the Ripper tour, you will find out all about the terrifying Ripper murders of 1888, but during this year, many other important events occurred. Queen Victoria was the reigning monarch and Robert Cecil was the prime minister during this period. But many other notable things happened over the year…

January

February

March

April

June

August

September

October

November

December

Each of these events has shaped the world in one way or another, leaving a long-lasting impact on the world today. Though other horrendous events have taken place throughout the years, this is the one that stands out for many Londoners. The year 1888 changed many things, not least due to the crimes of Jack the Ripper.

If you are interested in learning more, why not take a Jack the Ripper tour for more information on the notorious killer’s crimes and victims?


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