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The London Tennis Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

18th June 2011 Peace campaigner Brian Haw, who camped from 2001 to 2011 outside Parliament, dies from lung cancer.

18th June 1977 Sex Pistols Johnny Rotten and Paul Cook, beaten and robbed by London pub

18th June 1963 Born today: Omar Londono, jockey

18th June 1929 Born today: James Bishop, editor (London News Publications)

18th June 1927 Yes Minister actor Paul Eddington was born in Paddington.

18th June 1817 Waterloo Bridge was officially opened by the Prince Regent.go to related location

18th June 1583 Londoner Richard Martin takes out the first ever life insurance policy.

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The London Tennis Tour

A tour of some of the key sites for tennis historians, including more than just Wimbledon!

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