On this day in 1888 Emma Smith was murdered in Whitechapel, London. Some Ripperolgists consider her to have been an early victim of Jack the Ripper but this is thought by most Ripperologists to be unlikely due to the marked difference in modus operandi.
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Speaking of Whitechapel, I recommend you seek out the 3rd series when it is released on DVD if you like creepy and atmospheric mystery drama: