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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

20th August 1989 Marchioness river crash disaster between cruiser and barge kills 30 people.

20th August 1978 Two dead after El Al crew ambushed in Mayfair.go to related location

20th August 1923 London harbor strike ends

20th August 1909 Born today: Andre Morell, London England, actor (Hound of the Baskervilles)

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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