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TOUR OF THE MONTH

American Tour of London
American Tour of London

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

22nd July 2013 Prince George of Cambridge was born in St Mary's Hospital.go to related location

22nd July 2006 Arsenal's new stadium The Emirates officially opened.go to related location

22nd July 2005 Jean Charles de Menezes is shot dead by plain clothes police at Stockwell tube station.go to related location

22nd July 1971 Born today: Charlotte Gainsbourg, London England, actress (Little Thief)

22nd July 1944 Born today: Rick Davies, London England, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Supertramp)

22nd July 1928 Fulham football legend Jimmy Hill was born in Balham, South London.

22nd July 1919 De Falla and Massine's Three-cornered Hat, premieres in London

22nd July 1844 Born today: William Archibald Spooner, London, reverend/inventor (spoonerisms)

22nd July 1814 The Earliest known match played at Lord's Cricket Ground.go to related location

Big Ben....



Big Ben....

The name Big Ben actually refers to the 13-ton bell inside.

Location: Westminster, SW1A 0AA

Description: The great London landmark that is 'Big Ben', that spreads its timely view across the capital has a secret... 'Big Ben' does not refer to the tower or the clock face...but to the 13-ton bell inside! Well now you know!

Tagged in this Tour: Top 10 London Landmarks: Gold

Themes: QuirkyQuirky Theme  ArchitectureArchitecture Theme  HistoricalHistorical Theme
Ranking This Month: 1954/2776
Pages Hit This Month: 39
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Credits: http://www.byfaith.co.uk/paulfacts20.htm

Big Ben....

The name Big Ben actually refers to the 13-ton bell inside.


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