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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
15th November 1978 Harold Pinter's Betrayal, premieres in London
15th November 1960 Born today: Tilda Swinton, London England, actress (Orlando)
15th November 1930 Comedian Mike Winters (brother of Bernie) was born in Islington.
15th November 1923 Born today: Peter Hammond, London England, actor (Buccaneers)
15th November 1845 Opera Maritana is produced (London)
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...