Viewing Mick's Victorian Terrace on River View, Bristol
Bristol appeared in the Domesday Book.
Good Friday Agreement
A broad cross section of political groups in Northern Ireland, and the Irish and British governments sign an agreement which voted that no change should be made to the status of Northern Ireland except by majority consent. The Northern Ireland Executive is created.
A Labour landslide results in Tony Blair taking over from John Major as PM.
Jack the Ripper
Five prostitutes are brutally murdered in the Whitechapel area of London’s east end. The killer, “Jack the Ripper”, have never been definitively identified, and the case resulted in worldwide press coverage and hysteria.
First Boer War
This was a conflict between the British and the Dutch settlers (Boers) in South Africa. After the first Boer war, William Gladstone granted the Boers self-government in the Transvaal region in 1881.