IN THE NEWS
TOUR OF THE MONTH
ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
3rd April 1985 Vic Elliot pocketed 15,780 pool balls in 24 hours in London
3rd April 1981 Race riots in London's Brixton area
3rd April 1976 The Sex Pistols open for Joe Strummer's 101's at the Nashville Rooms.
3rd April 1957 Samuel Beckett's Endgame, premieres in London
3rd April 1934 Born today: Jane Goodall, London England, ethologist (studied African chimps)
3rd April 1932 Born today: Janet Bately, Prof of English Language (King's College London)
3rd April 1893 Born today: Leslie Howard, [Stainer], London, actor (Gone With the Wind)
3rd April 1888 Key Whitechapel prostitute murder prior to Jack the Ripper.
3rd April 1764 Born today: John Abernethy, London, surgeon
Alexander Litvenenko's Home
The home of murdered Russian dissident Litvinenko.
Location: 140 Osier Crescent, Muswell Hill, London
Description: This is where the Russian defector Alexander Litvenenko was staying with his wife when he was murdered by poison in London in November 2006.
He left here on 1st November and travelled into London, after several meetings he returns here and complains of feeling sick. Two days later he was admitted to Barnet General Hospital where he nevere recovered from Pollonium poisoning.