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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
26th April 1976 Neil McCallum, actor (Pete-Saber of London), dies at 45
26th April 1973 2 Gentlemen of Verona, musical opens in London
26th April 1947 Bless the Bride musical opens in London
26th April 1934 The Prince Albert, Duke of York (later King George VI) was married to Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (later The Queen Mother) in Westminster Abbey.
26th April 1928 Madame Tussaud's waxwork exhibition opens in London
26th April 1921 Born today: Harry Knutton, Maj-Gen/dir-general (London City and Guilds Institute)
26th April 1915 Italy secretly signes Pact of London with Britain, France and Russia
26th April 1890 Henry Morton Stanley inaugurated in London
Freddie Mercury lived here
Camp Queen rocker Freddie Mercury lived and grew up here.
Location: 22 Gladstone Avenue, Hounslow
Description: Freddie Mercury (Faroukh Bulsara), rock star with Queen, lived here in Gladstone Avenue, Feltham from 1964, when he arrived in England with his parents from Zanzibar, until about 1970.
He studied A'Level Art at Isleworth Polytechnic (West Thames College) and went on to art school...the rest is history.
Tagged in this Tour: London Rocks Tour
Tagged in this Tour: 80's Music Legends Tour