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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.
Birthplace of the Pre-Raphaelite
The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was formed here in 1848
Location: Cavendish College
Description: On September 8, 1848, 19 year old artist John Everett Millais held a meeting here, his parent's home, with two friends, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and William Holman Hunt.
That day the trio formed The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, an influential new art movement and style which combined the concepts of medieval Mannerism with modern idealism and Romanticism.
Tagged in this Tour: Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood