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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
John Wayne smashed up this pub!
John Wayne had a fight here in 1975 film Brannigan
Location: 10-12 Leadenhall Market, EC3V 1LR
Description: The Lamb Tavern dates from 1780 and has officially been recorded since 1806 - during it's original coaching days, travellers would take bed and breakfast and respite from their journey before booking ocean passage with shipping companies in Leadenhall Street.
A Young's managed pub since 1985 the Lamb Tavern remains today an oasis in the heart of the City.
The Lamb has also had many famous visitors in more modern times including HRH The Prince of Wales and various stars from stage and screen such Sir Richard Attenborough, Robert Mitchum, Tom Sellick, and Jack Warner.
John Wayne famously smashed up the bar in the 1975 film Brannigan, Robert Mitchum's 1983 Winds of War, Lara Croft Sped through the market in Tomb Raider and Harry Potter has been filmed walking through our doors!
Tagged in this Tour: Harry Potter Tour of London
Tagged in this Tour: Hollywood Legends London Tour