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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
23rd April 1959 1st heliport in Britain opens in London
23rd April 1925 1st London performance of operetta Fasquita staged
23rd April 1881 Gilbert and Sullivan's opera Patience produced in London
23rd April 1775 Artist J.M.W. Turner was born in Covent Garden, London.
23rd April 1705 Richard Steele's Tender Husband, premieres in London
23rd April 1702 The Coronation of Anne I in Westminster Abbey.
23rd April 1685 The Coronation of James II (and VII of Scotland) in Westminster Abbey.
23rd April 1661 English king Charles II crowned in London
23rd April 1661 The Coronation of Charles II in Westminster Abbey.
The Scotch of St James, swinging sixties celeb music club.
Location: 13 Masons Yard, St James, London
Description: The Scotch of St. James was one of the hippest clubs that attracted London's music aristocracy in the Swinging London years. The Scotch of St. James (now the Directors Lodge Club; Thai Restaurant) was an important live venue. The Beatles, Stones and many others hung out here.
Tagged in this Tour: The Ultimate Beatles Tour