Events for Monday 6th February 2012
On This Day in History
Selection of women get the vote6th February 1918
The Representation of the People Act gave the vote to women over 30 who "occupied premises of a yearly value of not less than £5".
Further ReadingThe Suffragette Bombers
(Hardback - 188 pages)
by Simon Webb
In the years leading up to the First World War, the United Kingdom was subjected to a ferocious campaign of bombing and arson. Those conducting this terrorist offensive were members of the Women's Social and Political Union; better known as the suffragettes.
The targets for their… Read more...