IN THE NEWS
TOUR OF THE MONTH
ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
9th April 1978 S Club 7 singer Rachel Stevens was born in Southgate,
9th April 1914 World, Flesh and the Devil, the 1st colour film, shown in London.
9th April 1906 Labour Leader Hugh Gaitskell was born in Kensington.
9th April 1838 The National Gallery opens in its new home off Trafalgar Square.
9th April 1413 The Coronation of Henry V in Westminster Abbey.
9th April 1269 Edmund of Crouchback, son of King Henry III was married to Lady Aveline de Forz in Westminster Abbey.
Weird sign near Waterloo reads - 'General Lying In Hospital'.
Location: Near Waterloo, SE1 7ND
Description: If you can find it, we know it exists...one of London's curious old signs. This one near Waterloo is for 'General Lying In Hospital'...very bizarre!
Tagged in this Tour: Quirky London
Tagged in this Tour: London 2012