London has a rich and interesting history which started in 43 AD when the Romans founded Londinium.
Lord's Cricket Ground, London, England was first used for Test cricket on 21 July 1884
Covent Garden, London - dates from 1732
Voted 'Rolling Stone's' Best Album Of The 80's, as it was not released in the U.S until 1980.
Paul Julius Reuter was a German who became a naturalised Brit in 1857.
London Butterfly & Insect Parks
Regents Park, to be exact. Opened in April 1828, it's the world's oldest scientific zoo.
Director: John Landis. Also starred John Woodvine, Lila Kaye & Joe Belcher. Plot: Two American tourists in England are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists. Won an Oscar
"Heart in New York" by Simon & Garfunkel
2005; Zoetrope, Vol. 7, No. 4, Winter 2003
His last symphony, op. 104, 1795
3rd Globe Theatre, associated with William Shakespeare, opened 1997
Best known for holding the annual summer Proms concerts since 1941
1978; did not chart highly; a cult favorite though