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Westfield Stratford City East
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TOUR OF THE MONTH

Carry On in London Tour
Carry On in London Tour

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

16th December 1924 Noel Coward's Vortex, premieres in London

16th December 1897 Actor William Terriss was murdered outside the London Adelphi.go to related location

16th December 1830 George Davis and William Watts were the last hangings at the Wapping Execution Dock.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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