Big Ben became functional in London on 7th September 1859
There is a question that rules the Google trends charts every morning. Where it originates from is still a mystery, but AMERICA wants to know the answer.
Today’s question is:
What happened in London on September 7th, 1859?
Big Ben became operational
A gigantic time machine that sits inside the houses of Parliament in London and is the icon for which London is most famous. The hours hand is 9 feet long and minutes hand is 14 feet long.
Why is Big Ben called Big Ben? Lets see if you can find that out. 😉
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