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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

27th April 2004 30 St Mary Axe (The Gherkin) officially opened.go to related location

27th April 1962 Arnold Wesker's Chips with Everything, premieres in London

27th April 1959 Born today: Marco Pirroni, London, rock guitarist (Adam and The Ants)

27th April 1943 Soviet Union breaks contact with Polish government exiled in London

27th April 1922 Born today: Daphne Anderson, London, actress (Beggar's Opera, Hobson's Choice)

27th April 1908 4th modern Olympic games opens in London

27th April 1828 Zoological Gardens at Regent's Park London, opens

Rights of Man written here



Rights of Man written here

US founding father Tom Paine wrote his revolutionary book here.

Location: The Old Red Lion, Islington, London

Description: Thomas Paine wrote Rights of Man in 1791 this local Islington pub. Both the French and American constitutions are based upon it, and it was a response to Reflections on the Revolution in France by Edmund Burke.

He was an intellectual, scholar, revolutionary, pamphlett writer, and idealist, and is widely recognized as one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

Tagged in this Tour: American Tour of London

Themes: PoliticsPolitics Theme  LiteraryLiterary Theme  PubPub Theme
Ranking This Month: 1915/2684
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Rights of Man written here

US founding father Tom Paine wrote his revolutionary book here.


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