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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

1st May 2001 The first police use of kettling in London for the May Day Protests (at Oxford Circus).

1st May 1992 The last Arsenal game with standing on the North Bank, also David Rocastle's last game for Arsenal, in a 5-1 win over Southampton.go to related location

1st May 1979 Prince Charles opens the Jubilee line and takes the first journey.

1st May 1851 The Great Exhibition opens in the astonishing Crystal Palace.

1st May 1777 RB Sheridans School for Scandal, premieres in London

St George in the East



St George in the East

The church in Long Good Friday where Harold's car gets blown up.

Location: Cannon Street Road, London, E1 0BH

Description: This is one of Nicholas Hawksmoor's churches which survived being badly hit during the blitz in 1941.

It was here the 1980 British gangster movie The Long Good Friday that Harold Shand's mum goes to a service and when his Rolls Royce is blown up in the churchyard. Her lucky escape triggered the chain of events in the rest of the film.



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St George in the East

The church in Long Good Friday where Harold's car gets blown up.


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