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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
23rd May 1951 Peter Ustinov's Love of Four Colonels, premieres in London
23rd May 1933 Born today: Joan Henrietta Collins, London, actress (Alexis-Dynasty, Bitch)
23rd May 1890 Born today: Herbert Marshall, London, actor (Murder, Razor's Edge, Little Foxes)
23rd May 1701 William Kidd, Scottish pirate, hanged at London's Execution Dock.
Marlow Rowing Club
This is where 5-time Olympian Sir Steve Redgrave learnt to row.
Location: Marlow Bridge Lane, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 1RH
Description: This great old rowing club dating back to 1871 suffered a terrible fire in August 2011 and is still recovering from the effects.
The club was made famous by five-time Olympic champion Sir Steve Redgrave who is a life member and vice-president of the club and started his rowing career in Marlow.
The club has also nurtured more Olympians in Triple Olympic Silver medallist Katherine Grainger, Zac Purchase and bronze medal winner Sarah Winckless.