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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

18th June 2011 Peace campaigner Brian Haw, who camped from 2001 to 2011 outside Parliament, dies from lung cancer.

18th June 1977 Sex Pistols Johnny Rotten and Paul Cook, beaten and robbed by London pub

18th June 1963 Born today: Omar Londono, jockey

18th June 1929 Born today: James Bishop, editor (London News Publications)

18th June 1817 Waterloo Bridge (2formerly Strand Bridge) was officially opened by the Prince Regent.

18th June 1583 Richard Martin of London takes out 1st life insurance policy, on William Gibbons, premium was 383

Trinity Buoy Wharf



Trinity Buoy Wharf

London's only lighthouse on north bank opposite Millennium Dome

Location: 64 Orchard Place, E14

Description: This is London's only lighthouse on the north bank opposite the Millennium Dome in a little known area called Leamouth.

Designed in 1863 and built in 1864, it was used for training of lighthouse keepers.

Michael Faraday was scientific advisor to Trinity House, the seafaring toolmaker who's workshop was based here.

Now it is an exhibition space and American greasy diner...




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Trinity Buoy Wharf

London's only lighthouse on north bank opposite Millennium Dome


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