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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
19th September 1978 Actor Ramin Karimloo, Phantom & Love Never Dies London, born in Tehran.
19th September 1972 Diplomat at the Israeli embassy killed by a letter bomb.
19th September 1946 Born today: John Coghlan, London, rock drummer (Status Quo)
19th September 1945 Nazi propagandist William Joyce (Lord Haw Haw) sentenced to death.
19th September 1867 Illustrator Arthur Rackham was born in Lewisham.
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, 3904 hits|
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