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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
19th June 1975 Missing Lord Lucan murdered the 29-year-old nanny of his three young children, an inquest jury in Westminster decided.
19th June 1973 Rocky Horror Picture Show, stage production opens in London
19th June 1966 RW Hardy photographs staircase at Queen's House, Greenwich, later finds ghostly figures on pics.
19th June 1964 Mayor of London Boris Johnson born in New York City.
19th June 1942 Born today: Neil Chalmers, director (National History Museum, London)
19th June 1925 Comedian Charlie Drake was born in Elephant and Castle, London.
19th June 1921 Born today: Allan Davis, Mayor of London
19th June 1890 Born today: Barbara Everest, London England, actress (Fatal Witness, Inquest)
19th June 1829 Sir Robert Peel founded the London Metropolitan Police (Bobbies).
Top Poetry-related places to visit in London.
The capital of England has always lured poets to distraction for it's rich variety of humanity. Poets unite.
TOP 10 POETRY RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:
MORE POETRY SIGHTS:
11. Keats House @ Keats Grove, Hampstead, London
12. Where Oscar Wilde was arrested @ The Cadogan Hotel, 75 Sloane Street, London
13. Home of poet Robert Browning @ 19 Warwick Crescent, Paddington, London
14. Samuel Beckett lived here @ 34 Gertrude Street, Chelsea
15. Poet Dylan Thomas lived here @ 5 Redcliffe Street, Earls Court
16. Betjeman's Window Painting @ 43 Cloth Fair, Barbican
17. Poet Helena Mott @ 115 Maze Hill, Greenwich, London
18. The Poets Circle @ The British Library, St Pancras, London
19. Tennyson and Townshend @ Chapel House, Montpelier Row, Twickenham
20. Sutcliffe and Holmes Big Stand @ Leyton County Ground, High Road, Leyton
21. Siegfried Sassoon lived here @ 23 Campden Hill Square
22. Poet Stevie Smith's House @ 1 Avondale Road, Palmers Green
23. William Blake lived here. @ 28 Poland Street, London
24. Poet Leigh Hunt lived here @ 22 Upper Cheyne Row, Chelsea
25. Dylan Thomas' House of Horror @ 54 Delancey Street, Camden
26. The Wheatsheaf @ 25 Rathbone Place
27. A Bit Of Byron... @ 22 Betterton Street