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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

14th August 1967 Pirate radio stations Radio 270, Radio London, Radio Ireland

14th August 1948 The first Summer Olympics to be held since 1936, were closed in London.

14th August 1941 Josef Jakobs, German spy, executed in Tower of London

14th August 1903 Born today: Ronald Stewart, CEO (London Brick Co)

14th August 1867 Forsyte Saga author John Galsworthy was born in Kingston Upon Thames.

14th August 1802 Poet and novelist Letitia Elizabeth Landon (LEL) was born in Chelsea, 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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