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Charles Dickens' London
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th February 1993 West Ham legend Bobby Moore passed away in Putney, London.go to related location

24th February 1992 Comedian Benny Hill suffers his first heart attack, two months before his death.go to related location

24th February 1981 Prince Charles and Princess Diana get engaged.

24th February 1948 Minder and New Tricks actor Dennis Waterman was born in Clapham, London.

24th February 1939 Born today: George Bain, principal (London Business School)

24th February 1906 Kingsway Tramway opened from Angel, Islington to Aldwych.

24th February 1711 Handel's opera Rinaldo premieres at the Queen's Theatre.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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