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The Princess Diana Tour
The Princess Diana Tour

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th November 1991 Queen singer Freddie Mercury dies in Kensington.

24th November 1952 Agatha Christie's Mousetrap opens in London (still running)

24th November 1628 John Ford's Lover's Melancholy, premieres in London

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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