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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
28th May 1908 Born today: Ian Lancaster Fleming, London England, author (James Bond)
28th May 1897 Born today: Henry Kendall, London, actor (Amazing Quest, Shadow, Rich and Strange)
28th May 1858 Dion Boucicault's Foul Play, premieres in London
28th May 1742 1st indoor swimming pool opens (Goodman's Fields, London)
28th May 1728 Celebrated satirical painter William Hogarth successfully sues agent Joshua Morris.
Elephant & Castle Subway
The most bizarre system of blind corners and dark alleys...
Location: Elephant & Castle Station, SE1 6LW
Description: Redesigned in the 1950s... the council implemented the most bizarre system of blind corners, dark alleys, hidden walkways...a mugger's paradise. Thank the lord for CCTV. Apparently it is due for 'redevelopment'!