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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

27th April 2004 30 St Mary Axe (The Gherkin) officially opened.go to related location

27th April 1962 Arnold Wesker's Chips with Everything, premieres in London

27th April 1959 Born today: Marco Pirroni, London, rock guitarist (Adam and The Ants)

27th April 1943 Soviet Union breaks contact with Polish government exiled in London

27th April 1922 Born today: Daphne Anderson, London, actress (Beggar's Opera, Hobson's Choice)

27th April 1908 4th modern Olympic games opens in London

27th April 1828 Zoological Gardens at Regent's Park London, opens

The Lion Public House



The Lion Public House

A pub, a gang lord, and gangster history made

Location: Tapp Street

Description: On April 9th 1966 at this typical East-End back street pub in Tapp Street, 'Ronnie Kray' was drinking here when some of his spies brought him word that 'George Cornell' was in the nearby Blind Beggar.

Accompanied by henchman 'Ian Barrie' and a driver, Kray went home to get his gun and then made his way to the Blind Beggar to find Cornell.

Tagged in this Tour: The Krays in London

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The Lion Public House

A pub, a gang lord, and gangster history made


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