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The Beatles take London
The Beatles take London

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

17th January 1928 Born today: Vidal Sassoon, London, hair stylist/CEO (Vidal Sasson)

17th January 1899 Born today: Nevil Shute [Norway], London, novelist (On the Beach, Town Like Alice)

17th January 1886 Born today: Ronald Firbank, London, novelist (Flower Beneath the Foot)

17th January 1775 R B Sheridan's Rivals, premieres in London

17th January 1670 Highwayman Claude Duval found guilty of 6 robberies and sentenced to death.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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