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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th April 1963 Princess Alexandra of Kent was married to Angus Ogilvy in Westminster Abbey.
24th April 1960 Born today: Paula Yates, London England, Mrs Bob Geldof/rocker/writer (Blondes)
24th April 1936 Born today: Jill Ireland, London, actress (Breakout, Assassination, Chino)
24th April 1867 St. George's Hall Theatre in Langham Place was opened (demolished 1966).
24th April 1731 Author Daniel Defoe died in London trying to evade debtors.
This is one of London's best kept garden secrets.
Location: Holland Park, London
Description: To the north-west of what remains of Holland House stands an unexpected Japanese garden, sometimes inhabited by beautiful white peacocks.
The Kyoto Garden, opened during the Japan Festival in 1991, was designed and built by the Kyoto Garden Association and sponsored by the Kyoto Chamber of Commerce and Industry.