What Happened on September 29, 1829

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

British Home Secretary Sir Robert Peel establishes London's Metropolitan Police - hence the nicknames "bobbies" and "peelers"

British Prime Minister Robert Peel
British Prime Minister
Robert Peel

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