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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

23rd April 1975 Harold Pinter's No Man's Land, premieres in London

23rd April 1959 1st heliport in Britain opens in London

23rd April 1925 1st London performance of operetta Fasquita staged

23rd April 1881 Gilbert and Sullivan's opera Patience produced in London

23rd April 1775 Artist J.M.W. Turner was born in Covent Garden, London.go to related location

23rd April 1705 Richard Steele's Tender Husband, premieres in London

23rd April 1702 The Coronation of Anne I in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

23rd April 1685 The Coronation of James II (and VII of Scotland) in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

23rd April 1661 English king Charles II crowned in London

23rd April 1661 The Coronation of Charles II in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

World's 1st Drink Driving Arrest



World's 1st Drink Driving Arrest

The site of the first drunk driver arrest.

Location: 165 Bond Street, W1S 4RB

Description: This is where electric taxi driver George Smith crashed his car into 165 New Bond Street.

He was promptly arrested and in court said he had drunk 2 or three glasses of beer.

He was fined 20 shillings.


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World's 1st Drink Driving Arrest

The site of the first drunk driver arrest.


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