100 Years Ago

NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO : 15 April 1923

15 APRIL 1923

The press reported that there had been a widespread attack planned by supporters of the Irregulars in Ireland including targets on London police officers, a former Cabinet Minister, Brixton prison, railways, the Old Bailey and railway stations. 150 armed detectives were involved in the arrest of hundreds of Irish and British citizens in London.

A number of brewers agreed to take one penny off the price of a pint of beer following an agreement that was reached between the brewing industry and HM Treasury.