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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
21st June 1978 Andrew Lloyd Webber and Rice's musical Evita, premiers in London
21st June 1944 Born today: Ray Davies, London, singer/guitarist (Kinks-Come Dancing)
21st June 1937 The first TV broadcast of a tennis match from Wimbledon was of a first round match between Bunny Austin and George Rogers.
21st June 1930 Born today: Peter Marshall, police commissioner (London)
21st June 1921 Born today: Jean Kent, London England, actress (Adv of Sir Francis Drake)
The London Inventions Tour
Loads of stuff was invented in London first, as one of the world's biggest cities it became a hotbed of creative talent...
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 ShadyOldLady
|1||The discovery of Penicillin||St Mary's Hospital|
|2||Jonas Hanway's Handy Gadget||Hanway House, Red Lion Square|
|3||Colour Mauve invented here||290 Cable Street, London|
|4||First Plastic Invented Here||Berkshire Road, Hackney Wick, London|
|5||Jigsaws were invented here||Russell Street, Covent Garden, London|
|6||Pimm's invented here||3 Poultry, City, London|
|7||The World's First Ever Cashpoint||20 The Town, Enfield|
|7 locations, 3782 hits|
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