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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
17th February 1938 1st public experimental demonstration of Baird color TV (London)
17th February 1896 London Country Councils' Muzzling Order becomes effective
17th February 1883 A Ashwell patents free-toilet in London
17th February 1740 The end of the great frost, freezing of the Thames and a terrible Winter
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