On This Day

Historical Events in June 1829

  • Jun 5 HMS Pickle captures the armed slave ship Voladora off the coast of Cuba
  • Jun 8 1st UK municipal swimming pool outside of London opens in Liverpool
  • Jun 10 The first Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race takes place

‘Bobbies’ Take To The Streets Of London

Jun 19 Robert Peel introduces the Metropolitan Police Act 1829 into Parliament to establish a unified police force for London, world's 1st modern police force