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ON THIS DAY 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 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.
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