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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

23rd April 1975 Harold Pinter's No Man's Land, premieres in London

23rd April 1959 1st heliport in Britain opens in London

23rd April 1925 1st London performance of operetta Fasquita staged

23rd April 1881 Gilbert and Sullivan's opera Patience produced in London

23rd April 1775 Artist J.M.W. Turner was born in Covent Garden, London.go to related location

23rd April 1705 Richard Steele's Tender Husband, premieres in London

23rd April 1702 The Coronation of Anne I in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

23rd April 1685 The Coronation of James II (and VII of Scotland) in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

23rd April 1661 English king Charles II crowned in London

23rd April 1661 The Coronation of Charles II in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

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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