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TOUR OF THE MONTH
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.
St Andrews Day Boozer
The Butchers Hook & Cleaver, pay homage to "Braveheart"
Location: 61 West Smithfield, EC1A 9DY
Description: If for nothing else, I'd recommend you get down to this pub for the name along...
The Butchers Hook & Cleaver.
Well it's traditional and literally in spitting distance of where William Braveheart Wallace was executed by the English in 1305...charming!
So when the special days comes round again - 30th November - get down here to raise a dram or two to the warrior's memory.
Or pay it a visit and revel in a quality named pub!