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American Tour of London
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

28th May 1959 Johnson and Bart's musical Lock up your daughters, premieres in London

28th May 1908 Born today: Ian Lancaster Fleming, London England, author (James Bond)

28th May 1897 Born today: Henry Kendall, London, actor (Amazing Quest, Shadow, Rich and Strange)

28th May 1858 Dion Boucicault's Foul Play, premieres in London

28th May 1742 1st indoor swimming pool opens (Goodman's Fields, London)

28th May 1728 Celebrated satirical painter William Hogarth successfully sues agent Joshua Morris.

The Markham Square Siege



The Markham Square Siege

The scene of Mark Saunders gun siege and death.

Location: Markham Square, Chelsea

Description: This is where in 2008 barrister Mark Saunders came home to his four-storey Georgian townhouse after heavy drinking and began shooting from his window and the ensuing five hour siege saw him shot dead by police marksmen.

He began shooting at a children's bedroom at 1 Bywater Street, before police arrive and return fire.


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The Markham Square Siege

The scene of Mark Saunders gun siege and death.


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