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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

20th October 2003 Singer Amy Winehouses's debut album Frank released.

20th October 1968 Comedian Bud Flanagan died in Kingston, London, aged 72.go to related location

20th October 1953 Actor Sir John Gielgud was arrested for cruising in a public lavatory.

20th October 1904 Born today: Anna Neagle, London Engld, actress (London Melody, Nurse Edith Cavell)

20th October 1862 Murderer Catherine Wilson hanged at Newgate Gaol, the last woman hanged in public in Britain.go to related location

20th October 1822 1st edition of London Sunday Times

20th October 1714 The Coronation of George I in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

Sex Pistols Slashing



Sex Pistols Slashing

This is where the Sex Pistols Johnny Rotten was slashed.

Location: 109 Green Lanes, Stoke Newington, London, N16 9BX

Description: This venue used to the The Pegasus, a music pub, which closed in 2004.

On the 18th June 1977, the Sex Pistols God Save The Queen reached number one (without any radio airplay) in the UK charts.

During a break from their recording sessions: Johnny Rotten, Chris Thomas (producer) and Bill Price (studio boss) are attacked here outside the Pegasus pub.

Johnny has his arm slashed open and suffers tendon damage. Due to the attacks, a tour of Scandinavia, which would have started at the end of June, was delayed until mid-July.

Tagged in this Tour: Music: off the beaten path

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Sex Pistols Slashing

This is where the Sex Pistols Johnny Rotten was slashed.


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Sex Pistols lived hereSex Pistols lived here
The legendary punk band Sex Pistols lived and rehearsed here.
2006-02-15

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