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The Great London Ghost Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

16th October 1988 Smile Jamaica concert for Hurricane Gilbert victims held in London

16th October 1987 175-kph winds cause blackout in London, much of southern England

16th October 1959 Born today: Gary Kemp, London, rock guitarist (Spandau Ballet-True)

16th October 1958 The first episode of children's TV show Blue Peter is aired on Television.

16th October 1951 Born today: Daniel Gerroll, London, actor (Big Business)

16th October 1936 Actor Peter Bowles was born in London.

16th October 1927 Born today: Lee Montague, London England, actor (Uncle Sasha-Holocaust)

16th October 1925 Born today: Angela Lansbury, London England, actress (Jessica-Murder She Wrote)

16th October 1922 Happy birthday to entertainer Max Bygraves, born in Rotherhithe, East London.go to related location

16th October 1834 London parliament catches fire historic documents burn

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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