A day-by-day guide to Peterborough's history, this book contains political, sporting, criminal, strange, amusing, and eccentric events from different periods in the history of the cathedral city. Some events had a major impact on the history of the country as a whole, whilst others are just plain absurd! Featuring famous births, marriages, deaths, political demises, and famous and less well known facts about the historic city, this book is a cornucopia of delights. Ideal for dipping into, this addictive book will keep you entertained and informed. Featuring hundreds of snippets of information gleaned from local archives and national newspapers, as well as the author's own extensive resources, it will enthrall visitors and residents alike.