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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
26th May 1966 Actress Helena Bonham Carter born in Golders Green, London.
26th May 1951 Vaughan Williams Pilgrim's Progress, premieres in London
26th May 1942 Anglo-Soviet Treaty signed in London
26th May 1906 The current Vauxhall bridge was officially opened by the Prince of Wales.
26th May 1893 Born today: Eugene Goossens, London England, conductor/composer (Perseus)
26th May 1839 The first burial in newly-opened Highgate Cemetery.
The Weird and Wonderful
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 crystalfairie
|1||The Coventry Street Vampire||Coventry Street, London|
|2||The Demon Barber of Fleet Street||186 Fleet Street, London|
|3||Sweeney Todd was born here||85 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London|
|4||Ripper Murder of Annie Chapman||29 Hanbury Street, Whitechapel|
|5||The Kray Twins lived here||178 Vallance Road, Bethnal Green, London|
|6||The Winchester Geese||Redcross Way|
|7||Vampire author lived here||38 Great Pulteney Street, London|
|8||Wanstead Glowing Headstone||City of London Cemetery, Wanstead|
|9||Merlin's Cave||Carlisle House, Soho Square, London|
|10||Ripper Murder of Ms Stride||Dutfield's Yard, off Henriques Street|
|11||Ripper Murder of Mary Ann Nichol||Durward Street, Whitechapel|
|12||Mrs Lovett's Pie House||Bell Yard, London|
|12 locations, 4882 hits|
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