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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
26th April 1976 Neil McCallum, actor (Pete-Saber of London), dies at 45
26th April 1973 2 Gentlemen of Verona, musical opens in London
26th April 1947 Bless the Bride musical opens in London
26th April 1934 The Prince Albert, Duke of York (later King George VI) was married to Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (later The Queen Mother) in Westminster Abbey.
26th April 1928 Madame Tussaud's waxwork exhibition opens in London
26th April 1921 Born today: Harry Knutton, Maj-Gen/dir-general (London City and Guilds Institute)
26th April 1915 Italy secretly signes Pact of London with Britain, France and Russia
26th April 1890 Henry Morton Stanley inaugurated in London
Since 1830, they've been advancing geographical science
Location: 1 Kensington Gore, SW7 2AR
Description: London has it all, style, fashion, architecture, celebs, transport, ITV, Borough Market... I could go on... and it's also got 'Geography'!
The 'Royal Geographical Society' is the learned society and professional body for geography. Formed in 1830, the Royal Charter of 1859 is for 'the advancement of geographical science.
Today, they deliver this objective through developing, supporting and promoting geographical research, expeditions and fieldwork, education, public engagement, and geography input to policy. And aim to foster an understanding and informed enjoyment of our world.
Holding the world's largest private geographical collection and public access to it, they have a thriving Fellowship and membership and offer the professional accreditation 'Chartered Geographer'.
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