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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.

The Rose and Punchbowl



The Rose and Punchbowl

Site of the last Tower of London traitor, Grog; the raven.

Location: 7 Redmans Road, Whitechapel, London

Description: It was here, outside this now demolished pub, that the last traitor from the Tower of London was found after having escaped somehow.

Grog, a raven, managed to get free in 1981 after 21 years solid service.


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The Rose and Punchbowl

Site of the last Tower of London traitor, Grog; the raven.


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