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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

14th August 1967 Pirate radio stations Radio 270, Radio London, Radio Ireland

14th August 1948 The first Summer Olympics to be held since 1936, were closed in London.

14th August 1941 Josef Jakobs, German spy, executed in Tower of London

14th August 1903 Born today: Ronald Stewart, CEO (London Brick Co)

14th August 1867 Forsyte Saga author John Galsworthy was born in Kingston Upon Thames.

14th August 1802 Poet and novelist Letitia Elizabeth Landon (LEL) was born in Chelsea, London.

The exact centre of London



The exact centre of London

At the corner of the Strand and Charing Cross Road.

Location: St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, WC2N 4JJ

Description: The exact center of London is marked by a plaque in the Church of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields overlooking Trafalgar Square.

The actual point is on the corner of the Strand and Charing Cross Road, near the statue of Charles I, there is even a plaque on the wall confirming this. The statue marks the spot of the original Charing Cross.


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Tagged in this Tour: London 2012

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The exact centre of London

At the corner of the Strand and Charing Cross Road.


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