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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th April 1963 Princess Alexandra of Kent was married to Angus Ogilvy in Westminster Abbey.
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.
Memorial to everyday Londoners, wander around & read the plaques
Location: Aldersgate Street, EC1A 4EU
Description: Hidden away near St Bart's Hospital, occupying the former churchyard of St Botolphs, Aldersgate - this is a memorial to everyday Londoners...bobbies, doctors, factory workers who died performing acts of heroism. An inspiration as you walk around reading the plaques on display.
Tagged in this Tour: Quirky London