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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
20th April 1945 Born today: Jimmy Winston, London, organist (Samll Facres-Itchycoo Park)
20th April 1906 Australian wombat, oldest known marsupial, dies in London Zoo at 26.
20th April 1904 George Bernard Shaw's Candida, premieres in London
20th April 1879 1st mobile home (horse drawn) used in a journey from London and Cyprus
20th April 1715 Nicholas Rowe's Tragedy of Lady Jane Gray, premieres in 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.
Tagged in this Tour: july 2012
Tagged in this Tour: London 2012