Archive for April, 1895

April 6, 1895

On April 6th, 1895, the great writer, wit and dramatist Oscar Wilde was arrested after losing a libel case against the Marquess of Queensburry. Wilde, who had been intimately involved with the Marquess’ son Alfred Douglas, had sued the Marquess for libel after he had publicly accused Wilde of homosexuality, which was then considered aRead more..