Historically interesting pubs

A lot of interesting things happen in pubs and taverns and we’re not talking about that thing your mate Dave can do with an egg.

Star5_4729Pubs, as is often said, are focal points of community life and over the centuries many have found themselves at the centre of great and important or just quite interesting events.

Scientific discoveries, criminal and punishment, military turning points, murderous encounters and scandalous liaisons have all taken place beneath the roofs of inns and taverns, bars and saloons the world over.

We present just a few of the notable events that have taken place in what could be your local. You never know, they could be the answer to a pub quiz one day.

2 Responses to “Historically interesting pubs”

  1. Philip Johnson says:

    Nell Gwynn cumly? How very revealing, Dictionary or decent sub-editor required.

  2. jenna says:

    It was the other way around. Rosalind Franklin first showed the X-ray experiment. Then Watson and Crick get “inspired” to postulate the double helix. #womeninscience…

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