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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

20th August 1989 Marchioness river crash disaster between cruiser and barge kills 30 people.

20th August 1978 Two dead after El Al crew ambushed in Mayfair.go to related location

20th August 1923 London harbor strike ends

20th August 1909 Born today: Andre Morell, London England, actor (Hound of the Baskervilles)

Francisco de Miranda's Statue



Francisco de Miranda's Statue

Born, Caracas in 1750's. Founder independence in South America.

Location: Fitzroy Sqaure, W1P

Description: This chappy seemed more at home in London than anywhere else - in fact his home in Fitzrovia has been described as the 'most Venezuelan place outside Venezuela'. Born in Caracas in the 1750's, this chap was one of the founders of independence in South America, he was given the nickname 'The Precursor' - what a name - what a man! The statue is opposite the Indian YMCA.


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Francisco de Miranda's Statue

Born, Caracas in 1750's. Founder independence in South America.


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