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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

26th May 1974 During a David Cassidy concert in London a 14 year old is trampled

26th May 1966 Actress Helena Bonham Carter born in Golders Green, London.

26th May 1951 Vaughan Williams Pilgrim's Progress, premieres in London

26th May 1942 Anglo-Soviet Treaty signed in London

26th May 1906 The current Vauxhall bridge was officially opened by the Prince of Wales.

26th May 1893 Born today: Eugene Goossens, London England, conductor/composer (Perseus)

26th May 1839 The first burial in newly-opened Highgate Cemetery.go to related location

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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