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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

17th February 2010 Abbey Road Studio's put up for sale by EMI due to increasing debts.

17th February 1938 1st public experimental demonstration of Baird color TV (London)

17th February 1896 London Country Councils' Muzzling Order becomes effective

17th February 1883 A Ashwell patents free-toilet in London

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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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