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The Beatles take London
The Beatles take London

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

21st January 2006 River Thames Bottlenose Whale found dead near Albert Bridge.

21st January 1996 Late 80's pop-dance duo The London Boys were both killed in a car crash in Austria.

21st January 1976 Born today: Emma Lee Bunton, Baby Spice, Finchley London, vocalist (Spice Girls)

21st January 1974 Gold hits record $161.31/silver hits record $3.97 an ounce in London

21st January 1970 Panama Boeing 747 1st flight NY-London

21st January 1950 George Orwell, author (Animal Farm, 1984), dies in London at 46

21st January 1944 447 German bombers attack London

21st January 1929 Robert Sherriff's Journey's End, premieres in London

21st January 1878 Cleopatra's Needle arrives in England at Gravesend, after a journey of 4 months.

21st January 1670 Claude Duval, the Gentleman Highwayman, was hanged at Tyburn.

River Lea Crocodile?



River Lea Crocodile?

Mysterious goose gobbler spotted here, keep your kids close!

Location: River Lea, Hackney

Description: Boat trippers on the River Lea spotted a goose suddenly dragged under the water instantaneously here. Other fowl have gone missing from this area in late 2005 too.

Mr Gallant, of the Lea Rivers Trust, took five people from the Inland Waterways Association up the Lea on 10 July to see how it looks before development starts on the Olympic Village for the 2012 Games. He said:

Whatever that thing was, it had to be big.


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River Lea Crocodile?

Mysterious goose gobbler spotted here, keep your kids close!


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