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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
22nd January 1967 Born today: Olivia d'Abo, London England, actress (Wonder Years, Single Guy)
22nd January 1946 Punk pioneer Malcolm McLaren was born in Stoke Newington.
22nd January 1927 The first ever live football radio commentary for Arsenal v Sheff Utd.
22nd January 1920 England football manager Sir Alf Ramsey was born in Dagenham.
22nd January 1876 The Royal Aquarium amusement park opened in Westminster.
Princess Diana's Playground
Princess Diana memorial and JM Barrie's playground
Location: Near Black Line Gate, Serpentine, Kensington, Lo, W2 2UH
Description: This is a wonderful playground built as a tribute to Princess Diana featuring a pirate ship a native american tepee camp and more.
Designed for children under 12, the playground includes images from the popular children's book, a beach grove, a 50-foot pirates' ship, a tree house, a crocodile, and a mermaid's fountain. The playground was designed to be accessible to all children, including those with special needs.
It's on the same site as one funded by J.M. Barrie, the author of Peter Pan.
Tagged in this Tour: London 2012