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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th August 1970 Peter Sellers married Miranda Quarrygo to related location

24th August 1967 The Beatles met Maharishi Mahesh Yogi at The Park Lane Hilton.go to related location

24th August 1961 Born today: Mark Bedders Bedfored, London, rock bassist (Madness)

24th August 1961 Mad Men actor Jared Harris was born in London.

24th August 1957 Comedian Stephen Fry born in Hampstead, London.go to related location

24th August 1954 William Heatherton's Reluctant Debutante, premieres in London

24th August 1940 Luftwaffe bombs London

24th August 1861 Swimming prodigy Agnes Beckwith is born in Lambeth, London.go to related location

24th August 1861 Mathematician and computing pioneer Ada Lovelace was born in London.go to related location

24th August 1841 Author, practical joker and inventor of the postcard, Theodore Hook, dies in Fulhamgo to related location

24th August 1591 Bachelor Poet Robert Herrick was born in Cheapside, London.

Ripper Murder of Mary Ann Nichol



Ripper Murder of Mary Ann Nichol

First victim of the Whitechapel Ripper was found dying here.

Location: Durward Street, Whitechapel

Description: The body of the Ripper's generally agreed first victim Polly is found in the early hours of Friday, August 31, 1888. She was found still breathing but suffering from multiple wounds & incisions, across from Essex Wharf (warehouse) and Brown and Eagle Wool Warehouse and Schneiders Cap Factory in a gateway entrance to an old stableyard between a board school (to the west) and terrace houses (cottages) belonging to better class tradesmen. An apparition of a glowing woman has been seen here laying in the gutter, thought to be a haunting scene of the murder.

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Ripper Murder of Mary Ann Nichol

First victim of the Whitechapel Ripper was found dying here.


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