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A teacher earned £2.58 a week, which was 2 pounds, 11 shillings and 6 pence in Victorian money.
Liverpool Football Club was formed by a man called by John Houlding, the owner of Anfield, who decided to form his own team after previous tenants Everton left Anfield in an argument over rent.
In the Victorian period, a baby only had a 50% chance of surviving until it’s 10th birthday. This was because of the great amount of diseases due to bad sanitation.
François Hennebique patents his system of reinforced concrete, adding metal rods to strengthen the material. This method is still used today.
Queen Victoria was 73 years old on the 24th May and had been Queen for 55 years.