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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
20th March 1920 1st flight from London to South Africa lands (1 months)
20th March 1906 George B Shaws Captain Brassbound's Conversion, premieres in London
20th March 1727 Issac Newton, English physicist/astronomer, died in London aged 84.
20th March 1616 Walter Raleigh released from Tower of London to seek gold in Guyana
Eric Bristow played Darts here
This was where the Crafty Cockney Eric Bristow practised.
Location: The Red Lion, 132 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0JX
Description: The Lion here is a very old public house, formerly the Red Lion since the 17th Century.
It's claim to sporting fame is that the Crafty Cockney Eric Bristow practised here as a youngster, having been born in Hackney Hospital.