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TOUR OF THE MONTH

The London Tennis Tour
The London Tennis Tour

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

21st June 1982 Princess Diana gives birth to her first son, Prince William.

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.go to related location

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





 
# Image Location Address Notes
1The discovery of PenicillinThe discovery of PenicillinSt Mary's Hospital
2Jonas Hanway's Handy GadgetJonas Hanway's Handy GadgetHanway House, Red Lion Square
3Colour Mauve invented hereColour Mauve invented here290 Cable Street, London
4First Plastic Invented HereFirst Plastic Invented HereBerkshire Road, Hackney Wick, London
5Jigsaws were invented hereJigsaws were invented hereRussell Street, Covent Garden, London
6Pimm's invented herePimm's invented here3 Poultry, City, London
7The World's First Ever CashpointThe World's First Ever Cashpoint20 The Town, Enfield
7 locations, 3782 hits


download The London Inventions Tour as a PDF documentDownload a PDF version of this tour here. This can then be emailed or printed and allows for your personal notes to be added prior or while on tour.