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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
25th August 1919 1st scheduled passenger service by airplane (Paris-London)
25th August 1907 Noted publisher Desmond Flower was born in London.
25th August 1867 English scientist Michael Faraday died at home at Hampton Court.
25th August 1776 Admiral Sir Thomas Bladen Capel was born in London.
25th August 1632 Elizabethan dramatist and pamphleteer Thomas Dekker died in London.
25th August 1537 The Honourable Artillery Company is formed in London.
PM David Lloyd George lived here
WW1 prime minister David Lloyd George lived here.
Location: 3 Routh Road, Wandsworth Common, London
Description: Prime Minister David Lloyd George, Earl Lloyd George of Dwyfor (1863-1945),
Prime Minister, lived here while he was chancellor. He was probably the greatest international statesman to come from Wales.
In December 1916 at the height of the First World War he became Prime Minister and held that office until 1922.