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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

17th July 1975 TV Presenter Konnie Huq was born in Hammersmith.

17th July 1968 Beatle's animated film Yellow Submarine premieres in London

17th July 1965 Born today: Alex Winter, London England, actor (Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure)

17th July 1958 Peter Shaffer's Five Finger Exercise, premieres in London

17th July 1949 Born today: Mick Tucker, London, rock drummer (Sweet Harlesden)

17th July 1947 Born today: Camilla Parker-Bowles, London England, Prince Charles' wife.

17th July 1909 Born today: Hardy Amies, London England, royal dressmaker (Queen Elizabeth II)

17th July 1894 Born today: Mary Clare, London England, actress (Evil Mind, Young and Innocent)

17th July 1717 George Frideric Handel's The Water Music premiered when King George I requested a concert on a barge on the River Thames.

The Cleveland Street Sex Scandal



The Cleveland Street Sex Scandal

Scene of the 1889 Cleveland Street Gay Sex Scandal.

Location: 19 Cleveland Street, London

Description: London was rocked by scandal in September 1889 when the North London Press first reported that a Lord of the Realm was a regular customer at a male brothel that had been shut down by Scotland Yard in July.

A follow-up story in November even hinted that the scandal could reach all the way to His Royal Highness Prince Eddy, son of the Prince of Wales. Allegations of aristocratic and royal involvement were scandalous enough, but when the story accused officials of a cover-up to protect Prince Eddy, it created a sensation.

Alas, the address is no more...rather a huge new development...but of course the location lives on!


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The Cleveland Street Sex Scandal

Scene of the 1889 Cleveland Street Gay Sex Scandal.


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