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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.

The Jew Boxer lived here



The Jew Boxer lived here

Jewish boxing legend Daniel Mendoza lived here.

Location: 3 Paradise Row, Bethnal Green, London

Description: This is the house that the first Jewish boxing champion lived in from 1788 - the legendary Daniel Mendoza (1764-1836).

Mendoza once lost a bout because his opponent grabbed his long hair and pummelled his face, causing a change in the rules that all boxers must have short hair.

He was proud to be Jewish and he billed himself as The Jew Boxer.

On his retirement from the ring he wrote a book called The Art of Boxing here.


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The Jew Boxer lived here

Jewish boxing legend Daniel Mendoza lived here.


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Daniel Mendoza's PubDaniel Mendoza's Pub
This is where The Father of Boxing Dan Mendoza ran his pub.
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