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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

23rd April 1975 Harold Pinter's No Man's Land, premieres in London

23rd April 1959 1st heliport in Britain opens in London

23rd April 1925 1st London performance of operetta Fasquita staged

23rd April 1881 Gilbert and Sullivan's opera Patience produced in London

23rd April 1775 Artist J.M.W. Turner was born in Covent Garden, London.go to related location

23rd April 1705 Richard Steele's Tender Husband, premieres in London

23rd April 1702 The Coronation of Anne I in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

23rd April 1685 The Coronation of James II (and VII of Scotland) in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

23rd April 1661 English king Charles II crowned in London

23rd April 1661 The Coronation of Charles II 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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The legendary punk band Sex Pistols lived and rehearsed here.
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