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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
16th October 1987 175-kph winds cause blackout in London, much of southern England
16th October 1959 Born today: Gary Kemp, London, rock guitarist (Spandau Ballet-True)
16th October 1958 The first episode of children's TV show Blue Peter is aired on Television.
16th October 1951 Born today: Daniel Gerroll, London, actor (Big Business)
16th October 1936 Actor Peter Bowles was born in London.
16th October 1927 Born today: Lee Montague, London England, actor (Uncle Sasha-Holocaust)
16th October 1925 Murder She Wrote actress Angela Lansbury was born in London.
16th October 1922 Happy birthday to entertainer Max Bygraves, born in Rotherhithe, East London.
16th October 1834 London parliament catches fire historic documents burn
Ripper Murder of Annie Chapman
Murder of the Rippers second victim Annie Chapman happened here.
Location: 29 Hanbury Street, Whitechapel
Description: The second victim of the Ripper, Annie Chapman, was found in the early hours of Saturday September 8th 1888 in the back yard of the house at 29 Hanbury Street. She had been suffocated, throat cut and most of her insides had been removed and placed on her shoulder. An expert surgeon would have been required to do such clinical precision in the dark in a short amount of time.
Tagged in this Tour: Jack The Ripper London Tour
Tagged in this Tour: Dark London
Tagged in this Tour: The Weird and Wonderful