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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

16th October 1988 Smile Jamaica concert for Hurricane Gilbert victims held in London

16th October 1987 175-kph winds cause blackout in London, much of southern England

16th October 1959 Born today: Gary Kemp, London, rock guitarist (Spandau Ballet-True)

16th October 1958 The first episode of children's TV show Blue Peter is aired on Television.

16th October 1951 Born today: Daniel Gerroll, London, actor (Big Business)

16th October 1936 Actor Peter Bowles was born in London.

16th October 1927 Born today: Lee Montague, London England, actor (Uncle Sasha-Holocaust)

16th October 1925 Murder She Wrote actress Angela Lansbury was born in London.go to related location

16th October 1922 Happy birthday to entertainer Max Bygraves, born in Rotherhithe, East London.go to related location

16th October 1834 London parliament catches fire historic documents burn

Marlow Rowing Club



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.


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Marlow Rowing Club

This is where 5-time Olympian Sir Steve Redgrave learnt to row.


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