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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

21st August 1964 Private Eye magazine is the first publication to name the Kray's as gangsters.go to related location

21st August 1933 Film critic Barry Norman was born in London.

21st August 1913 Actress Diana Churchill was born in Wembley, London.

21st August 1908 Eminent 1940s actor David Farrar was born in Forest Gate.go to related location

21st August 1765 King William IV (William Henry) was born in Buckingham Palace.go to related location

Tigers in Town



Tigers in Town

In the 1700s, Oxford Street was famous for Circuses and Tigers

Location: Oxford Street, W1Y

Description: Who'd have ever imagined... but the joy and delight of Oxford Street in central London, yes that glorious place you often find yourself on, on a Saturday afternoon, trying to buy a tie whilst being bombarded with people, smells, pamphlets, oiks, pollution...

Was once a very different place.

Back in the 1700s, Oxford Street was the place to be to see circuses and 'tiger baiting' of all things. Bring back the tigers...this time with no baiting!


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Tigers in Town

In the 1700s, Oxford Street was famous for Circuses and Tigers


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