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American Tour of London
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

28th May 1959 Johnson and Bart's musical Lock up your daughters, premieres 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.

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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