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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
21st January 1996 Late 80's pop-dance duo The London Boys were both killed in a car crash in Austria.
21st January 1976 Born today: Emma Lee Bunton, Baby Spice, Finchley London, vocalist (Spice Girls)
21st January 1974 Gold hits record $161.31/silver hits record $3.97 an ounce in London
21st January 1970 Panama Boeing 747 1st flight NY-London
21st January 1950 George Orwell, author (Animal Farm, 1984), dies in London at 46
21st January 1944 447 German bombers attack London
21st January 1929 Robert Sherriff's Journey's End, premieres in London
21st January 1878 Cleopatra's Needle arrives in England at Gravesend, after a journey of 4 months.
21st January 1670 Claude Duval, the Gentleman Highwayman, was hanged at Tyburn.
The only place in London to find that elusive missing button.
Location: The Button Queen, 19 Marylebone Lane, W1V 2NF
Description: So who was it that once said...'my left arm for a button...if only this dratted waistcoat would fit...!' Well, I'm not sure, but if this was really the case, help is at hand.
'The Button Queen' is the answer to all those button blunders that are happening across the capital - whether you've lost a button in a boating accident or one has dropped off after picking up a large bag of gravel - don't fret, Button Queen staff can assist.
With a stock boasting modern to antique and art deco to hand-made, whatever your button, you'll find it here.
Now go find and enjoy the experience
Tagged in this Tour: Curios