By Daily Mail Reporter
Published: 01:26 BST, 5 May 2021 | Updated: 01:26 BST, 5 May 2021
Almost from its first edition, the Daily Mail has not just been reporting the news but making it too, with campaigns on issues from bread to barrage balloons, from aviation to unleaded petrol.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
This week we are celebrating our first 125 years with commemorative editions dating from 1896.
Today we highlight our many important campaigns down the decades and our crusades for justice. Many of them have affected not just the way we live – for example our battle to abolish the plastic bag –