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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

21st June 1982 Princess Diana gives birth to her first son, Prince William.

21st June 1978 Andrew Lloyd Webber and Rice's musical Evita, premiers in London

21st June 1944 Born today: Ray Davies, London, singer/guitarist (Kinks-Come Dancing)

21st June 1937 The first TV broadcast of a tennis match from Wimbledon was of a first round match between Bunny Austin and George Rogers.go to related location

21st June 1930 Born today: Peter Marshall, police commissioner (London)

21st June 1921 Born today: Jean Kent, London England, actress (Adv of Sir Francis Drake)

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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