In the year 79 AD, Italy& Mt. Vesuvius erupted with superheated ash that rained fiery death on several Roman cities nearby. But none was hit harder than vacation town Pompeii, which was buried in a thick layer of broiling ash in a matter of seconds.
Frankie Howerd - 6 March 1917 – 19 April Comedian and comic actor, educated at Shooters Hill Grammar School. He lived in the "Eltham Hutments". The Wetherspoons pub called The Banker's Draft has is themed around Howerd and other famous residents.
Erupting Mount Vesuvius: Combining History with Science