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The London Tennis Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

25th June 1963 Pop Singer George Michael born in Edgware, London.

25th June 1953 John Christie is sentenced to hang for murdering his wife and hiding her body under the floorboards in their Notting Hill home.go to related location

25th June 1946 Born today: Ian McDonald, London England, rock guitarist (Foreigner, King Crimson)

25th June 1942 British premier Winston Churchill travels from US to London

25th June 1750 William Green, a weaver, accidentally lost his balance at The Monument and fell to his death.go to related location

Facts on Lloyd's



Facts on Lloyd's

Lloyd's has underwritten a policy for a Whisky Distillers nose

Location: 1 Lime Street, EC3M 7HA

Description: Lloyd's of London is a British insurance market. It serves as a meeting place where multiple financial backers or 'members', whether individuals (traditionally known as 'Names') or corporations, come together to pool and spread risk...well that's what 'Wikipedia' says.

But did you know... Lloyd's Insurance was - launched to provide marine insurance to ship captains and merchants.

It's first motor policy was issued in 1909.

Lloyd's has underwritten policies insuring:

The nose of a Whisky Distiller.
Against Crocodile attack in Australia.
Food critic Egon Ronay's taste buds.

And finally... against the possibility of Kerry Wallace's hair failing to grow back after being shaved off for a 'Startrek' film.



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Facts on Lloyd's

Lloyd's has underwritten a policy for a Whisky Distillers nose


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