The history of London is fascinating, but how much do you really know?
If you live in the United Kingdom, you probably know a great deal of the history of London; but those of us in the rest of the world might be a little clueless.
Thanks to shows like The Crown and movies like Darkest Hour, not to mention the upcoming nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, London is front and center in the media again. So, how much you do you know about London’s rich history?
CBS Sunday Morning recently tackled an overview of London’s past, quickly taking viewers from its Roman trading post origins to the busy, current city we now know and love. Find out more about The Tower of London, The Great Fire, The Blitz of World War II and other events that made London what it is today.