Gay Day in Hyde Park - First Gay Pride March, 1972 Crowd of listeners in Hyde Park after the first gay pride march in London, 1st July 1972. The march finished at speaker's corner in Hyde Park, where the marchers listened to speakers and took part in a Gay Liberation Front Gay Day.
London at War - 1939 Evacuees Evacuees the measures being taken in London to prepare for World War II. September 1939 – The evacuations of civilians in Britain during World War II, at the outset of World War II, London and major British cities were evacuated with 1.5 million displacements in the first three days of the official evacuation. The final number of evacuees reached a total of 3.75 million.