There are some important historical anniversaries taking place next month. Click on the links to find out more about each event!
2nd June – The coronation of Elizabeth II in 1953 – the first major televised event. (https://www.royal.uk/coronation)
8th June – The death of suffragette Emily Davison in 1913. (https://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/discover/malignant-suffragette-remembering-emily-wilding-davison)
12th June – Anne Frank was born in 1929. (https://www.annefrank.org/en/anne-frank/)
15th June – The Magna Carta was signed by King John in 1215 (https://www.bl.uk/magna-carta)
22nd June – Empire Windrush arrived at Tilbury Docks in Essex in 1948. (https://www.historytoday.com/archive/months-past/arrival-ss-empire-windrush)
25th June – The start of the Korean War in 1950. (https://www.iwm.org.uk/history/a-short-history-of-the-korean-war)
Mr Herbert, Curriculum Leader for History