Our Timeline: The Last 150 Years


A lot has happened since the first issue of “The People’s Friend” hit the shelves on January 13, 1869.

So much, in fact, that we decided to capture some of the most momentous events for our readers!

From the Wright Brothers’ first flight to the D-Day Landings — the anniversary of which is commemorated this week — our new interactive timeline offers a fascinating glimpse back through history.

If you haven’t found it already, it’s on our homepage.

Simply click the arrow on the right to start your journey.

Find more of our 150th anniversary content here.

Iain McDonald

Iain is Digital Content Editor at the "Friend", making him responsible for managing flow of interesting and entertaining content on the magazine's website and social media channels.