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TOUR OF THE MONTH
ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
19th August 1980 Willy Russell's Educating Rita, premieres in London
19th August 1897 1st electric taxi's drive in London
19th August 1842 The last day before railings were put up on The Monument, also the last (of 6) suicides from the top.
19th August 1274 The Coronation of Edward I in Westminster Abbey.
Somerset House...Sleepy Hollow
St Petersburg' Sq used in Tim Burton movie 'Sleepy Hollow'(1999)
Location: Somerset House, Strand, WC2R 1LA
Description: The legendary Johnny Depp and co used St Petersburg' Square off Somerset House as turn-of-the-century Manhattan in the Tim Burton monster that was 'Sleepy Hollow' (1999).