Today in History: September 5th. 1666 - End of the Great Fire of London

On September 5th. 1666, the Great Fire of London ended
(it started on September 2nd. 1666).

Painting of the Great Fire - Source Wikipedia


Around 10000 buildings were destroyed and 6 people were killed.

To remember this tragic incident, The Monument was built
(designed by Christopher Wren).


source picture: Wikipedia

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