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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

21st November 1977 1st flight of Concorde (London to New York)

21st November 1943 7 Belgian ministers in London sentence King Leopold III

21st November 1941 Born today: Juliet Mills, London England, actress (Nanny and the Professor, QB VII)

21st November 1934 Uiver returns from Schiphol in London-Melbourne air race

21st November 1781 Watercolour artist Cornelius Varley born in Hackney, East London.

21st November 1696 J Vanbrughes Relapse or Virtue in Danger, premieres in London

Spring Heeled Jack visited here



Spring Heeled Jack visited here

One of spring heeled Jacks infamous visitations.

Location: 2 Turner Street, Whitechapel, London, E1 2AD

Description: Five days after his most infamous attack, Victorian fiend Spring-heeled Jack appeared again in the East End of London.

This time he knocked here at the door of within easy walking distance of Old Ford. When a servant-boy answered the knock, a cloaked figure asked if his employer Mr Ashworth was at home, Jack threw down his cloak and presented a most hideous appearance. The shocked boy screamed so loudly that Jack fled without accomplishing anything further.

Unidentified witnesses claim to have seen the figure bound off down the street (a later account declared it then 'leapt over a house' in it's flight.

Several fictionalised retellings elaborate on this story.


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Spring Heeled Jack visited here

One of spring heeled Jacks infamous visitations.


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