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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

18th November 1987 31 die in a fire at King's Cross, London's busiest subway station

18th November 1905 George Bernard Shaws Major Barbara, premieres in London

18th November 1852 State funeral of duke of Wellington (London)

18th November 1836 Born today: William Schwenck Gilbert, London, composer (Gilbert and Sullivan)

Virgin Born Here



Virgin Born Here

This is where Richard Branson's first shop was opened.

Location: 2 Symons Street, London

Description: This is where Richard Branson's empire was founded - he opened his first record store Virgin Imports here in 1973.




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Virgin Born Here

This is where Richard Branson's first shop was opened.


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The first Virgin Record shop was Oxford Street followed by Brighton, Liverpool, Birmingham and Notting Hill Gate. The Sloane Sq shop was not opened until some years later. (Tony Murphy)
Posted by Tony Murphy on 2011-03-26
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