100 Years Ago

NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO : 10 February 1924

10 FEBRUARY 1924

It was announced that the new socialist Peers Lord Arnold, Lord Thomson and Lord Olivier were to be introduced to the House of Lords this week.

The London County Fire Brigade Committee recommended increasing the height of qualification for firemen from 5 foot five and a half inches to 5 foot 7 inches.

The number of deaths from influenza in London trebled in January 1924.