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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th April 1993 1000 kg heavy IRA car bomb explodes in London, killing 1

24th April 1963 Princess Alexandra of Kent was married to Angus Ogilvy in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

24th April 1960 Born today: Paula Yates, London England, Mrs Bob Geldof/rocker/writer (Blondes)

24th April 1936 Born today: Jill Ireland, London, actress (Breakout, Assassination, Chino)

24th April 1867 St. George's Hall Theatre in Langham Place was opened (demolished 1966).

24th April 1731 Author Daniel Defoe died in London trying to evade debtors.

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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