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The Shady Old Lady's Guide to London


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TODAY IN LONDON: ANNIVERSARIES

6th May 2001 Train robber Ronnie Biggs flies home from South America, straight to prison.

6th May 1997 Chancellor Gordon Brown announces that the Bank of England is to be granted operational independence over monetary policy.go to related location

6th May 1974 Stolen Guitar Player painting by Jan Vermeer found in London

6th May 1964 Joe Orton's Entertaining Mr Sloan, premieres in London

6th May 1960 The Princess Margaret, second daughter of King George VI was married to Antony Armstrong-Jones (later Earl of Snowdon) in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

6th May 1947 Born today: Dennis Cowan, London, rocker (Bonzo Dog Band)

6th May 1937 Chelsea Bridge was opened by Canadian Prime Minister MacKenzie King.

6th May 1922 Born today: Alan Ross, editor (London Magazine)

6th May 1913 Born today: Stewart Granger, [James Stewart], London, actor (Prisoner of Zenda)

6th May 1904 Born today: Catherine Lacey, London England, actress (Sorcerors)

6th May 1891 Conductors on London General Omnibus Company go on strike

6th May 1882 Queen Victoria visited Chingford to ceremonially protect Epping Forest to the people of London.go to related location


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