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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
20th October 1968 Comedian Bud Flanagan died in Kingston, London, aged 72.
20th October 1953 Actor Sir John Gielgud was arrested for cruising in a public lavatory.
20th October 1904 Born today: Anna Neagle, London Engld, actress (London Melody, Nurse Edith Cavell)
20th October 1862 Murderer Catherine Wilson hanged at Newgate Gaol, the last woman hanged in public in Britain.
20th October 1822 1st edition of London Sunday Times
20th October 1714 The Coronation of George I in Westminster Abbey.
Pigeons on the Line
It's official, Pigeons use the underground!
Location: West Ham Tube Station, E15
Description: Who'd have thought...not only do these little critters get pretty much everywhere else in London - depositing their business on the pavements as if their very existence depended on it...
But it seems that they also travel on the underground!!
In fact, Pigeons regularly travel from West Ham in east London to central London on the tube in order to get more food...which is a pretty hideous fact - but amusing at the same time!
You have been warned
Tagged in this Tour: Top 10 London Underground Sights