(Not So) Fun Fact: When Pollution Killed 12k In London During 1952

Fun facts about London

The Great Smog of London happened in 1952 which killed about 12,000 people who were mostly young, elderly, or sickly. Bad pollution had plagued London for centuries so smog was common and often ignored. Bad weather mixed with the burning of coal caused a severe fog that deeply impacted the city. This event led to better regulations for cleaner air.

Published by Adam (Neko Random)

Nerdy guy who loves video games, movies, history, tv, and trivia.

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