In Helix Road, Brixton, a son, Victor, is born to Arnold Mishcon, a rabbi, and Queenie Mishcon, a school teacher.
Joins City of London.
As a schoolboy becomes a member of the local League of Nations Union Branch Committee.
Decides against university and commences articles as soon as he leaves school.
Joins the Labour Party.
Becomes a qualified solicitor and immediately starts his own practice, Victor Mishcon & Co, a one man office in Brixton, London.
Elected member of Lambeth Council, Angel Ward.
Elected member of the London County Council for Brixton.
Appointed Chairman of the London County Council's Finance Committee (the youngest ever chairman of a LCC committee).
April 13: Elected Chairman of the London County Council, at 38 its youngest chairman of the century.
Appointed member of Wolfenden Committee on Homosexual Offences and Prostitution; awarded Star of Ethiopia.
However, among his many contributions to public policy was his membership of the historic Wolfenden Committee, which led to the decriminalisation of homosexuality.
Elected Chairman of the London County Council's Fire Brigade Committee.
Appointed as Lambeth's member of the Greater London Council.
Appointed member of the National Theatre Board.
Appointed vice-president of the Board of Deputies of British Jews.
Appointed Vice-Chairman of Council of Christians and Jews.
Created life peer, Baron Mishcon of Lambeth.
8.28pm, April 18: Makes debut speech in House of Lords on the UK penal system
Appointed a member of the House of Lords Select Committee on Procedure.
Acts as Labour spokesman on Home Affairs in the House of Lords.
The inaugural Mishcon Lecture on political and legal affairs is given at University College, London.
Appointed Honorary Queen's Counsel.
Appointed to the House of Lords Select Committee on Medical Ethics; receives an honorary law degree from University of Birmingham.
Engaged by Princess Diana as her solicitor; receives an Honorary Fellowship from the Faculty of Law, University of London.
October: At the signing of the Israel/Jordan Peace Treaty his role in the Middle East peace negotiations and his secret shuttle diplomacy between the two countries is revealed.
Celebrates his 80th birthday.
Opens the Firm's new offices at Summit House, Red Lion Square.
Celebrates his 90th birthday.
Victor Mishcon, Baron of Lambeth passes away. Prime Minister Tony Blair leads the tributes.