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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

23rd July 2005 Mohammed Afroze sentenced to 7 years jail for plotting to bomb London on 9/11.

23rd July 1989 Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe was born in West London.

23rd July 1986 The Prince Andrew, Duke of York, second son of Queen Elizabeth II , was married to Sarah Ferguson in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

23rd July 1975 Alan Ayckbourn's Absent Friends, premieres in London

23rd July 1966 England beat Argentina 1-0 at Wembley Stadium to reach the World Cup Semi-Finals.

23rd July 1947 Born today: David Essex, London, rock vocalist/actor (That'll be the Day)

23rd July 1946 Born today: Andy MacKay, London, rock sax/oboe (Roxy Music-Dance Away)

23rd July 1940 Blitz all-night air raid by German bombers on London begins

23rd July 1900 Pan-African Congress meets in London

23rd July 1863 Alexandra Park opens in North London

Home of Titanic's Duff-Gordons



Home of Titanic's Duff-Gordons

Home of the society couple who bought their way off the Titanic.

Location: 22 Lennox Gardens, Knighsbridge, London

Description: This was the residence of Sir Cosmo Duff-Gordon and his wife Lady Lucy at the time of their survival of the Titanic in controversial circumstances.

Lucile ran one of the greatest couture houses in London, and Cosmo was one of the great blackguards of the start of the 20th Century.

They allegedly bought their way off the Titanic in a lifeboat and paid the oarsmen money not to turn back help the hundreds who were drowning.


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Home of Titanic's Duff-Gordons

Home of the society couple who bought their way off the Titanic.


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