What was happening on this day in Westminster 50 years ago, 100, or even 200 years ago? Experience our historic City through the celebrations, disasters, traditions and changes witnessed by Londoners past and present over the last 3 centuries... We have selected some of the most fascinating, thought-provoking, entertaining and poignant images from Westminster Archives Centre's extensive image collections.
* Discover the cause of the Macclesfield Bridge disaster
* Marvel at the exploits of Victorian variety performers in the West End
* Be moved by the images of London under fire in the darkest days of the Blitz