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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

1st March 1967 Queen Elizabeth Hall (South Bank Center) opens in London

1st March 1950 Klaus Fuchs sentenced to 14 years for atomic espionage (London)

1st March 1944 Born today: John Napier, London, set designer (Royal Shakesphere Company)

1st March 1944 The Who singer Roger Daltrey was born in Hammersmith, London.

1st March 1918 Born today: Roger Delgado, London, actor (Agent 8 3/4, Hot Enought for June)

1st March 1910 Actor David Niven was born in London.

1st March 1711 The Spectator begins publishing (London)

The Lonely Archer



The Lonely Archer

Pre-war sculpture of The Lonely Archer, the only 3d tube statue.

Location: East Finchley Undergound Station, London

Description: Eric Aumoniers archer at East Finchley station, sometimes affectionately called Archie, is the only three dimensional statue in the Underground.

Unveiled on 22 July 1940, Pennyfare revealed the figure of an ancient hunter of wild game is placed high up on the new East Finchley station. It is more than a decorative device- it is powerful symbolism.


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The Lonely Archer

Pre-war sculpture of The Lonely Archer, the only 3d tube statue.


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