Presenting exhibits from numerous international organization, on May 1, 1851, the Great Exhibition opened in London. The British Queen Victoria supervised the opening ceremonies, representing the prestige and innovation of the Victorian era. The fair, held from May to October of 1951, featured a series of cultural and industrial presentations that were common in the 19th century.
Today In History- May 1
The Great Exhibition opens in London by Queen Victoria.
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British Great Exhibition dominates European culture.
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