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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

26th May 1975 Evel Knievel crashes at Wembley while trying to jump over 13 single decker city buses.

26th May 1974 During a David Cassidy concert in London a 14 year old is trampled

26th May 1972 Eastenders actress Patsy Palmer was born in London.

26th May 1966 Actress Helena Bonham Carter born in Golders Green, London.

26th May 1953 Politician Michael Portillo was born in Bushey.

26th May 1951 Vaughan Williams Pilgrim's Progress, premieres in London

26th May 1942 Anglo-Soviet Treaty signed in London

26th May 1915 Childrens author (Marlow series) Antonia Forest born in London.

26th May 1906 The current Vauxhall bridge was officially opened by the Prince of Wales.go to related location

26th May 1893 Born today: Eugene Goossens, London England, conductor/composer (Perseus)

26th May 1867 Mary of Teck, Queen of Great Britain and consort of George V, born in Kensington Palace.go to related location

26th May 1839 The first burial in newly-opened Highgate Cemetery.go to related location

26th May 1826 Solar flare astronomer Richard Christopher Carrington was born in Chelsea.

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