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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

23rd March 1934 Born today: Bryan Bass, headmaster (City of London School)

23rd March 1933 Born today: Geoffrey Leigh, CEO (Allied London Properties)

23rd March 1905 Born today: Ralph Perring, Lord Mayor (London)

23rd March 1889 The free Woolwich ferry service was launched by Sir Joseph Bazalgette.

23rd March 1861 London's 1st tramcars, designed by Mr Train of NY, begins operating

23rd March 1743 George Frideric Handel's oratorio Messiah premieres in London

23rd March 1729 Celebrated satirical painter William Hogarth married Jane Thornhill, daughter of artist Sir James Thornhill.

The Calthorpe Arms



The Calthorpe Arms

The first policeman in London was killed here

Location: 252 Grays Inn Road, City of London, WC1X 8JR

Description: It was at this pub that the 'Brink's Mat robbery' was planned. It was also the spot where the first policeman in London was killed.


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The Calthorpe Arms

The first policeman in London was killed here


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