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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
14th December 1990 Louis Jordan's revue Five Guys Named Moe, premieres in London
14th December 1946 Born today: Jane Birkin, London England, actress (Mrs Don Juan, Dark Places, Dust)
14th December 1901 1st table tennis tournament is held (London Royal Aquarium)
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, 4039 hits|
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