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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.
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