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The Beatles take London
The Beatles take London

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

21st January 2006 River Thames Bottlenose Whale found dead near Albert Bridge.

21st January 1996 Late 80's pop-dance duo The London Boys were both killed in a car crash in Austria.

21st January 1976 Born today: Emma Lee Bunton, Baby Spice, Finchley London, vocalist (Spice Girls)

21st January 1974 Gold hits record $161.31/silver hits record $3.97 an ounce in London

21st January 1970 Panama Boeing 747 1st flight NY-London

21st January 1950 George Orwell, author (Animal Farm, 1984), dies in London at 46

21st January 1944 447 German bombers attack London

21st January 1929 Robert Sherriff's Journey's End, premieres in London

21st January 1878 Cleopatra's Needle arrives in England at Gravesend, after a journey of 4 months.

21st January 1670 Claude Duval, the Gentleman Highwayman, was hanged at Tyburn.

William Morris' Red House



William Morris' Red House

Now a National Trust Musuem and well worth a visit

Location: Red House Lane

Description: Completed in 1860, Morris lived here until 1865.

The Red brick house, Arts and Crafts museum and his personal residence.

It was acquired by the National Trust in 2002, and opens to the Public from March to December.

William Morris (24 March 1834 - 3 October 1896) was an English textile designer, artist, writer, and utopian socialist associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and the English Arts and Crafts Movement.

He founded a design firm in partnership with the artist Edward Burne-Jones, and the poet and artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti which profoundly influenced the decoration of churches and houses into the early 20th century.

Tagged in this Tour: Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood

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William Morris' Red House

Now a National Trust Musuem and well worth a visit


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