25 May 1999



  • An agreement between the two companies Rolls and Royce meant Rolls would sell Royce cars under the name of Rolls-Royce.
  • Trans-Siberian railway completed. London's first tube went electric on the Metropolitan Line from Baker Street to Uxbridge.
  • James Barrie's new play 'Peter Pan - or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up' - was the hit of the season.
  • The king laid foundation stone of Liverpool Cathedral. In London, the first building to be erected on a steel frame opened - the Ritz Hotel.

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