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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

26th May 1974 During a David Cassidy concert in London a 14 year old is trampled

26th May 1966 Actress Helena Bonham Carter born in Golders Green, London.

26th May 1951 Vaughan Williams Pilgrim's Progress, premieres in London

26th May 1942 Anglo-Soviet Treaty signed in London

26th May 1906 The current Vauxhall bridge was officially opened by the Prince of Wales.

26th May 1893 Born today: Eugene Goossens, London England, conductor/composer (Perseus)

26th May 1839 The first burial in newly-opened Highgate Cemetery.go to related location

The Goat



The Goat

John George Haigh met William McSwann here, then murdered him.

Location: 3a Kensington High Street, W8 5NP

Description: Murderer John George Haigh met his first victim, William McSwann, here before luring him off, killing him, and dissolving his body in a bath of acid.


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The Goat

John George Haigh met William McSwann here, then murdered him.


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