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Saturday 6th of April 1895

125 years ago



41-year-old poet and writer Oscar Wilde is arrested after losing a libel case against the 9th Marquess of Queensberry John Sholto Douglas in Cadogan Hotel, Sloane Street, Knightsbridge, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

Wilde was charged with "committing acts of gross indecency with other male persons" under Section 11 of the Criminal Law Amendment Act 1885.