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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 Aubergine Robbery Mystery
The scene where Gordon Ramsey stole his own reservation book.
Location: 11 Park Walk, London, sw10 0aj
Description: Aubergine is the restaurant that Gordon Ramsey got into bother with his former mentor by stealing his own reservation book and blaming it on Marco Pierre White.
It happened in 1998 when a biker rode up and stole the reservation book here, but it only in March 2007 that Ramsey admitted he was behind it.
Ramsey, then head chef, pointed the finger at his mentor turned nemesis Marco Pierre White, who, he believed, wanted to depose him and take over the Michelin starred Chelsea Restaurant.