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American Tour of London
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th May 1981 Dixon of Dock Green actor Jack Warner died in London aged 85.

24th May 1953 Born today: Alfred Molina, London, actor (Enchanted April, Prick up your Ears)

24th May 1908 John Masefields Tragedy of Nan, premieres in London

24th May 1899 The state apartments at Kensington Palace opened to the public for the first time.

24th May 1890 Tivoli Theater of Varities opens in London

24th May 1879 James Walker's original Vauxhall toll bridge was opened up for free by the Prince of Wales.

24th May 1819 Queen Victoria is born at Kensington Palace.go to related location

Birthplace of the Pre-Raphaelite



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.

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Birthplace of the Pre-Raphaelite

The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was formed here in 1848


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