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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

23rd July 2005 Mohammed Afroze sentenced to 7 years jail for plotting to bomb London on 9/11.

23rd July 1989 Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe was born in West London.

23rd July 1986 The Prince Andrew, Duke of York, second son of Queen Elizabeth II , was married to Sarah Ferguson in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

23rd July 1975 Alan Ayckbourn's Absent Friends, premieres in London

23rd July 1966 England beat Argentina 1-0 at Wembley Stadium to reach the World Cup Semi-Finals.

23rd July 1947 Born today: David Essex, London, rock vocalist/actor (That'll be the Day)

23rd July 1946 Born today: Andy MacKay, London, rock sax/oboe (Roxy Music-Dance Away)

23rd July 1940 Blitz all-night air raid by German bombers on London begins

23rd July 1900 Pan-African Congress meets in London

23rd July 1863 Alexandra Park opens in North London

Steam Power Born In Euston



Steam Power Born In Euston

Cornish born Richard 'Cap'n Dick' Trevithick - steam man!

Location: Euston Station, NW1

Description: Back on Christmas Eve 1801, a great thing took place that changed the way people would travel around London and the glorious UK for ever...

Cornish born Richard 'Cap'n Dick' Trevithick - the father of locomotive power - transported an array of excited passengers on his steam carriage.

The first passengers ever to travel by steam power in and around the Euston area.


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Steam Power Born In Euston

Cornish born Richard 'Cap'n Dick' Trevithick - steam man!


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And this is the station where Blurs Damon Albarn worked in Le Croissant to fund Blurs early rehearsals. He was also arrested in Euston Station for being drunk and disorderly and hugging a tramp... (AllAbLUR)
Posted by AllAbLUR on 2012-10-25
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