A highly qualified doctor earned £11.49 a week, which was 11 pounds, 9 shillings and 9 pence in Victorian money.
Rugby referees are allowed to use a whistle for the first time. However, his assistants still had to use sticks to try and get his attention!
The growth of industry made the population of Great Britain grow from 16 million to 37 million people during the Victorian period.
Thomas Twyford builds the first one-piece flushing toilet, but the actual design was invented by another man called J. G. Jennings.
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Queen Victoria was 66 years old on the 24th May and had been Queen for 48 years.