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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
18th September 1970 Rock guitar legend Jimi Hendrix dies in London.
18th September 1962 Footballer John Fashanu was born in Kensington.
18th September 1946 Actor Nicholas Clay was born in Streatham.
18th September 1922 Brass Band composer Ray Steadman-Allen was born in Clapton.
18th September 1809 The Royal Opera House opened for the first time.
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