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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

13th April 1993 Tom Stoppard's Arcadia, premieres in London

13th April 1951 Actor and Fifth Dr Who Peter Davison was born in Streatham, London.

13th April 1937 Born today: Edward Fox, London England, actor (M-Never Say Never Again)

13th April 1933 Actress Shani Wallis (Nancy in 1968 Oliver!) was born in Tottenham.

13th April 1885 Born today: Pieter S Gerbrandy, Dutch lawyer/premier in London (1940-45)

13th April 1832 Inventor James Wimshurst was born in Poplar, East London.go to related location

13th April 1741 The Royal Military Academy was formed at Woolwich.

13th April 1668 John Dryden was appointed first English poet laureate by Charles II.go to related location

13th April 1593 Born today: Thomas Wentworth, London, earl of Strafford/Viceroy of Ireland

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The Kate & William Wedding TourTour of the Month
The Kate & William Wedding Tour

To celebrate the 2011 Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, weve produced this special dedicated tour for fans and followers of this royal love story.

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