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Charles Dickens' London
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

23rd February 1983 Actress Emily Blunt was born in London.

23rd February 1982 Michael Frayn's Noises Off, premieres in London

23rd February 1981 Princess Diana moves out of her flat ahead of her announcement the following day.

23rd February 1973 Gold goes up $10 overnight to record $95 an ounce in London

23rd February 1950 Born today: Steve Priest, London, rock bassist (Sweet Hayes)

23rd February 1945 2nd Dutch govt of Gerbrandy forms in London

23rd February 1918 Magician Chung Ling Soo's Catch the Bullet With Your Teeth goes wrong and he is killed on stage.

23rd February 1910 George Bernard Shaw's Misalliance, premieres in London

23rd February 1895 Born today: Richard Goolden, London England, actor (School for Husbands)

23rd February 1886 London Times publishes world's 1st classified ad

23rd February 1817 Born today: George Watts, London, painter

23rd February 1792 Artist Sir Joshua Reynolds died in his house in Leicester Fields, London.

23rd February 1776 Born today: John Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47)

23rd February 1633 Born today: Samuel Pepys, London England, navy expert/composer (Diary, Memoirs)

Top Train-related places to visit in London.



Railway related places, locations, tales, and events from history. Many railway stations in London are massive social hubs of meeting places and seeing off points, ripe for drama!

TOP 10 TRAIN RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE TRAIN SIGHTS:

11. Ridgeway Park's Model Railway @ Coleman's Moor Lane, Chingford
12. The 1st Railway Murder @ Top O' The Morning, 129 Cadogan Terrace, Bow
13. Clapham Junction Station @ Grant Road
14. Charing Cross Trunk Murder @ Charing Cross Station, The Strand, London
15. Deptford: Londons Oldest Station @ Deptford High Street, Deptford, London
16. Birthplace of the Underground @ Paddington Station
17. Home of WB Adams railway pioneer @ 9 Woodbury Hill, Loughton, Essex