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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

16th August 1966 Born today: Rosey Edeh, London England, Canadian 400m hurdler (Olympics-4-92, 96)

16th August 1944 Dutch begin diplomatic contact with Vatican in London

16th August 1939 Born today: Carol Shelley, London, actress (Gwendolyn Pidgeon-Odd Couple)

16th August 1934 Born today: John Standing, London England, actor (Edward-Lime Street)

16th August 1924 Conference about German recovery payments opens in London

16th August 1885 Born today: Charles Carson, London England, actor (Cry the Beloved Country)

Houndsditch Murder Scene



Houndsditch Murder Scene

This is where Latvian murderers dargged their leader to in 1910.

Location: 59 Golding Street, Tower Hamlets, London, E1 1QH

Description: After the murder of two Sergeants in Houndsditch on 16th December 1910, the gang of Latvian revolutionaries dragged their wounded leader George Gardstein here - almost 3/4 mile away. An intense search followed, and a number of the gang or their associates were soon arrested.

The episode ended with the Sidney Street Siege on January 1911.


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Houndsditch Murder Scene

This is where Latvian murderers dargged their leader to in 1910.


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