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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

26th April 1999 TV Presenter Jill Dando murdered on her doorstep in London.go to related location

26th April 1976 Neil McCallum, actor (Pete-Saber of London), dies at 45

26th April 1973 2 Gentlemen of Verona, musical opens in London

26th April 1947 Bless the Bride musical opens in London

26th April 1934 The Prince Albert, Duke of York (later King George VI) was married to Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (later The Queen Mother) in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

26th April 1928 Madame Tussaud's waxwork exhibition opens in London

26th April 1921 Born today: Harry Knutton, Maj-Gen/dir-general (London City and Guilds Institute)

26th April 1915 Italy secretly signes Pact of London with Britain, France and Russia

26th April 1890 Henry Morton Stanley inaugurated in London

The Original Marquee Club



The Original Marquee Club

The site of the original Marquee Club, where the Stones formed.

Location: 165 Oxford Street, London, W1D 2JN

Description: The original legendary Marquee Club was based here before moving in 1964 to Soho.

Here on July 12th 1962, a six piece Rolling Stones consisting of Mick Jagger, Brian Jones, Keith Richards, Ian Stewart, Dick Taylor and Mick Avory, played there first ever gig. With a set-list written on a page of Ian Stewart’s pocket diary, The Stones were on their way to superstardom.

The Yardbirds played here and it features in Antonioni's Blow Up.

The Marquee club opened it's doors for the first time on April 19th 1958 at 165 Oxford Street with a programme that included Kenny Baker and Michael Garrick Quartet.

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The Original Marquee Club

The site of the original Marquee Club, where the Stones formed.


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