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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

3rd April 1999 Oliver! Composer Lionel Bart sadly passes away in Hammersmith, London.

3rd April 1985 Vic Elliot pocketed 15,780 pool balls in 24 hours in London

3rd April 1981 Race riots in London's Brixton area

3rd April 1976 The Sex Pistols open for Joe Strummer's 101's at the Nashville Rooms.go to related location

3rd April 1957 Samuel Beckett's Endgame, premieres in London

3rd April 1934 Born today: Jane Goodall, London England, ethologist (studied African chimps)

3rd April 1932 Born today: Janet Bately, Prof of English Language (King's College London)

3rd April 1893 Born today: Leslie Howard, [Stainer], London, actor (Gone With the Wind)

3rd April 1888 Key Whitechapel prostitute murder prior to Jack the Ripper.go to related location

3rd April 1764 Born today: John Abernethy, London, surgeon

Town of Ramsgate



Town of Ramsgate

Colonel Blood caught here, after trying to steal Crown Jewels

Location: 62 Wapping High Street, E1W2PN

Description: It was here that Colonel Blood was captured as he tried to steal the Crown Jewels. It was also the location of the capture of the 'hanging judge'...Judge Jeffries.


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Town of Ramsgate

Colonel Blood caught here, after trying to steal Crown Jewels


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Arrived from Australia and by chance popped into this pub and was blown away by the atmposphere,food and total charm of the place - especially the two in charge - a Mr & Mrs Biddle I believe. Also fun clientele - very, very happy crowd! one of the best memories of my trip. (Peter Keogh)
Posted by Peter Keogh on 2007-08-23
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