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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
19th January 1966 Tippetts cantate Vision of St Augustine, premieres in London
19th January 1940 Comedian and Eastenders actor Mike Reid was born in Hackney, East London.
19th January 1917 The Silvertown explosion kills 73 people in the East End.
19th January 1907 Born today: Lillian Harvey, London England, actress (Invitation to the Waltz)
The Turkish Baths
A hidden gem - walk along Old Broad Street from Liverpool Street
Location: Old Broad Street from Liverpool Street, EC2N
Description: Built in 1895 by Henry and James Forder Nevill to house a new Turkish bath, this is a hidden gem that stood up to the bombs of two world wars, and I.R.A attacks in this Bishopsgate area, and also stood up against the property developers in the mid 1970's and kept this historical baths untouched. To find this hidden treasure, walk along Old Broad Street from Liverpool Street, it is hidden on the left side behind the office court yard.
Tagged in this Tour: London