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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
20th October 1968 Comedian Bud Flanagan died in Kingston, London, aged 72.
20th October 1953 Actor Sir John Gielgud was arrested for cruising in a public lavatory.
20th October 1904 Born today: Anna Neagle, London Engld, actress (London Melody, Nurse Edith Cavell)
20th October 1862 Murderer Catherine Wilson hanged at Newgate Gaol, the last woman hanged in public in Britain.
20th October 1822 1st edition of London Sunday Times
20th October 1714 The Coronation of George I in Westminster Abbey.
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