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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
21st May 1973 Comedian Noel Fielding, Mighty Boosh, born in Westminster.
21st May 1966 Heavyweight Cassius Clay KOs Henry Cooper in London
21st May 1950 Born today: Roger Hodgson, London, rocker (Supertramp)
21st May 1920 Born today: Anthony Steel, London, actor (Malta Story, Wooden Horse)
21st May 1471 King Edward IV enters London and claims the throne.
Statue at Brixton Station
The statue of the perpetually waiting man at Brixton Station.
Location: Brixton Station, London
Description: A man and his bag have been leaning on the wall at the back of a platform here at Brixton Rail Station since 1986.
His perpetual waiting has always struck a chord with frustrated commuters passing through and alighting here.