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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
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.
Top Boxing-related places to visit in London.
London and especially the East End has always been one of the great centres of world boxing, and continues to have some of the great gyms and trainers and boxing centres in the UK. Check out some of the stories behind legendary London boxers.
TOP 10 BOXING RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:
5. Cafe Royal
7. The Ring
MORE BOXING SIGHTS:
11. Boxing's York Hall @ 5-15 Old Ford Road, Bethnal Green, London
12. The Jew Boxer lived here @ 3 Paradise Row, Bethnal Green, London
13. Shoreditch Town Hall @ 380 Old Street, London
14. The Boxer in the Iron Mask @ 43 King Street, Covent Garden, London
15. Boxer James Burke died here @ Mepham Street, Waterloo