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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th April 1993 1000 kg heavy IRA car bomb explodes in London, killing 1

24th April 1963 Princess Alexandra of Kent was married to Angus Ogilvy in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

24th April 1960 Born today: Paula Yates, London England, Mrs Bob Geldof/rocker/writer (Blondes)

24th April 1936 Born today: Jill Ireland, London, actress (Breakout, Assassination, Chino)

24th April 1867 St. George's Hall Theatre in Langham Place was opened (demolished 1966).

24th April 1731 Author Daniel Defoe died in London trying to evade debtors.

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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