1892 The Times published a letter from ‘Pedestrian, London, W’ titled Tyranny of the Road complaining that cyclists were: ‘hurtling wheelmen like a horde of Apache or Siox Indians . . . can nothing be done?’.
"In 1952 a Nigerian visitor was fined £50 for committing an indecent act with a pigeon in Trafalgar Square and £10 for having it for his tea"
"In 1938 a pedestrian was killed by a stone phallus falling from a statue on Zimbabwe House in the Strand other appendages removed for health & safety"