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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
26th June 1955 Born today: Mick Jones, London, rock vocalist/guitarist (Clash-Havana 3 AM)
26th June 1946 Born today: Clive Francis, London England, actor (Masada)
26th June 1933 Born today: Claudio Abbado, Milan Italy, composer/conductor (London Symphony Orchestra 1982)
26th June 1909 Victoria and Albert Museum opens in London
26th June 1902 The Coronation of Edward VII has to be postponed due to the future king's appendicitis.
26th June 1902 Rioting in Watford after coronation festivities cancelled.
26th June 1816 The first prisoners, all women, admitted to newly built MillBank Prison in London.
Sherlock Holmes Remembered
A fine place to get a tube and revel in Sherlock Holmes
Location: Baker Street Tube Station
Description: At the platform of Baker street underground on the Jubilee connection they now have five large murals depicting scenes from some of the Sherlock Holmes stories such as 'The Speckled Band' and 'The Red Headed League.
These are in the form of black & white drawings in the dress style of the old stories.
Tagged in this Tour: London general 2012