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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

15th August 1994 Shepherd Mead, London England, dies of stroke at 80

15th August 1992 Martha Blackburn, Canada newspaper publisher (London Free Press), dies

15th August 1973 David Storey's Cromwell, premieres in London

15th August 1968 Pirate Radio Free London, begins transmitting

15th August 1961 Matt Johnson, lead singer of The The, was born in London.go to related location

15th August 1950 Princess Anne, was born in St James Palace, London.go to related location

15th August 1946 Comedy actor and presenter Tony Robinson was born in Homerton, London.

15th August 1928 Born today: Nicolas Roeg, London England, cinematographer/director (Aria, Eureka)

15th August 1875 Composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor was born in London.go to related location

15th August 1858 Childrens author Edith Nesbit was born in Kennington, London.go to related location

The Boat Race



The Boat Race

Since 1829, after two friends thought up the idea.

Location: Chiswick Bridge, W4

Description: The Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race, which finishes near Chiswick Bridge, was first held in 1829, after two friends - one at Oxford and one at Cambridge - came up with the idea.

And so was born one of London's most famous sporting spectacles.


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The Boat Race

Since 1829, after two friends thought up the idea.


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