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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
23rd March 1933 Born today: Geoffrey Leigh, CEO (Allied London Properties)
23rd March 1905 Born today: Ralph Perring, Lord Mayor (London)
23rd March 1889 The free Woolwich ferry service was launched by Sir Joseph Bazalgette.
23rd March 1861 London's 1st tramcars, designed by Mr Train of NY, begins operating
23rd March 1743 George Frideric Handel's oratorio Messiah premieres in London
23rd March 1729 Celebrated satirical painter William Hogarth married Jane Thornhill, daughter of artist Sir James Thornhill.
Historic Magic Circle Tour
The golden age of magic was the buzz of the Victorian entertainment scene in London. Check out some of the locations associated with the greats of the vintage magic circle.
NOTE: Please note this is a virtual tour, a Do-It-Yourself tour you can print off and take with you when you visit London.
Submitted by adrians
|1||Egyptian Hall||170-173 Piccadilly, London|
|2||Home to a Great Magician||105 Warwick Avenue, Maida Vale|
|3||Magic St Georges Hall||Langham Place, Regent Street|
|4||Magician David Devant lived here||Flat 1 Ornan Court, Ornan Road, London|
|5||Magician Houdini Lived Here||10 Keppel Street, Bloomsbury, London|
|6||Colonel Elliott's Magic Home||54 Welbeck Street, London|
|7||Finsbury Park Empire||St Thomas/Prah Road, Finsbury Park, London|
|8||Spend a Penny||Royal Exchange, London|
|9||Wood Green Empire||High Road, Wood Green, London|
|10||The First Great Magician?||Flat 1 Ornan Court, Ornan Road, Belsize Park|
|10 locations, 2707 hits|
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