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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
21st July 1964 Tottenham Hotspur's Scottish striker John White is killed by lightning playing golf in North London.
21st July 1938 Paul Hindemith and Leonide Massines ballet premieres in London
21st July 1884 The First Test was held at Lord's Cricket Ground.
21st July 1866 Cholera-epidemic kills hundreds in London
21st July 1863 Born today: C[harles] Aubrey Smith, London England, actor (Prisoner of Zenda)
Arizona's Piece Of London
London Bridge - demolished and resurrected in the USA.
Location: London Bridge, SE1
Description: Who'd have thought it possible...but between 1968 and 1971 London Bridge was demolished and the remains of this glorious construction weren't used for road building...No!
In fact it was sold for 1 million pounds and resurrected at Lake Havusu City theme park in Arizona, USA. Why, well, London can do anything!
Tagged in this Tour: The Bridges That Made London