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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

21st May 1977 Punk rockers The Clash play the Rainbow Theatre, causing carnage as fans rip out 200 seats.go to related location

21st May 1973 Comedian Noel Fielding, Mighty Boosh, born in Westminster.

21st May 1966 Heavyweight Cassius Clay KOs Henry Cooper in London

21st May 1950 Born today: Roger Hodgson, London, rocker (Supertramp)

21st May 1920 Born today: Anthony Steel, London, actor (Malta Story, Wooden Horse)

21st May 1471 King Edward IV enters London and claims the throne.

The John Snow



The John Snow

Named after a surgeon who helped to quell an outbreak of Cholera

Location: 39 Broadwick Street, W1V

Description: This pub was named after a surgeon who helped to quell an outbreak of cholera in the area in the nineteenth century, thanks to his research into waterbourne disease. An image of vilage water pump appears now and then to remind drinkers to stick to beer.


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The John Snow

Named after a surgeon who helped to quell an outbreak of Cholera


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A fine pub, good (and cheap) beer, and no music! Interesting clientele: a mix of bike couriers, Soho characters and celebrities doing voiceovers. Worth an afternoon, followed by an evening. (Glenn)
Posted by Glenn on 2007-08-28
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