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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th February 1993 West Ham legend Bobby Moore passed away in Putney, London.go to related location

24th February 1992 Comedian Benny Hill suffers his first heart attack, two months before his death.go to related location

24th February 1981 Prince Charles and Princess Diana get engaged.

24th February 1948 Minder and New Tricks actor Dennis Waterman was born in Clapham, London.

24th February 1939 Born today: George Bain, principal (London Business School)

24th February 1906 Kingsway Tramway opened from Angel, Islington to Aldwych.

24th February 1711 Handel's opera Rinaldo premieres at the Queen's Theatre.go to related location

The First Shop in the World



The First Shop in the World

Claims to be the first shop in the world, from Greenwich...

Location: 25 Nelson Road, Greenwich, London, SE10 9JB

Description: This shop sells nautical memorabilia (or nauticalia) and is on the corner of King William Walk and Romney Road.

It bills itself as First Shop in the World, due to its location in Greenwich at 4/10 of a minute West of the Prime Meridian.


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The First Shop in the World

Claims to be the first shop in the world, from Greenwich...


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