Charles Dickens' pinnacle setting in Little Dorit, Marshalsea prison in London ,around 1897 (an actual place of residence, for a time, during his childhood.) This was a 'Debtors Prison' where whole families would be placed, and rarely left!
Dennis Nilsen(1945) is a serial killer and necrophiliac, also known as the Muswell Hill Murderer and the Kindly Killer, who committed the murders of 15 young men in London, England between 1978 and 1983.He retained his victims' bodies for extended periods of time before dissecting their remains and disposing of them via burning or flushing the remains down a lavatory.Nilsen was convicted in 1983 of six counts of murder, two of attempted murder and is currently incarcerated in prison in…
April 30, 1980: IRANIAN EMBASSY SIEGE IN LONDON - Six armed men storm and take control of the Iranian Embassy in London, U.K. Demanding the release of Arab prisoners in Khuzestan Province, Iran, they took 26 hostages, of which one was killed.
James Earl Ray (1928-1998) was convicted of shooting and killing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis in 1969. Ray fled the US after the assassination and was eventually caught in London. He pleaded guilty to the murder and received a 99-year sentence. He later withdrew his confession and escaped from prison in 1977 but was caught three days later. He died in prison in 1998. His ashes were taken to Ireland because he didn’t want to be buried in the U.S.