Event    From 31/8/1900 

First sale of Coca-Cola in Britain

Categories: Food & Drink

Image from the magnificent Advertising Archives. This is the earliest UK ad that we could find there: 1910s.

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First sale of Coca-Cola in Britain

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Coca-Cola lost plaque

The first pouring of Coca-Cola in Grest Britain was on this site 31st August ...

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Smithfield Fish Market opened

Smithfield Fish Market opened

Thanks to (C) Peter Gregson for the picture.

Event, Commerce, Food & Drink

1 memorial
Besley drinking fountain

Besley drinking fountain

A drinking fountain was erected in Aldersgate Street in 1878 in memory of Robert Besley. It was removed 1934.

Building, Food & Drink

1 memorial
Sir Jack Cohen

Sir Jack Cohen

Businessman. Born Jacob Edward Kohen in Whitechapel. He worked as an apprentice tailor to his father, but after WW1 he became a market stall holder in Hackney. In 1924 he created the Tesco brand us...

Person, Commerce, Food & Drink

1 memorial
Tassaduq Ahmed

Tassaduq Ahmed

Born in Assam. He came to London in 1952, founded the Pakistan Welfare Association, and became a leading organiser of the fledgling Bengali language movement. He set up Desher Dak (Call To Land), t...

Person, Community / Clubs, Food & Drink, Journalism / Publishing, Indian Sub-continent

1 memorial
La Gioconda / Giaconda

La Gioconda / Giaconda

Back in the 1960s this was the place where would-be future pop icons hung out.  We've found references to: Marc Bolan, The Kinks, The Rolling Stones, Donovan, Small Faces, Elton John, Jimi Hendrix,...

Group, Community / Clubs, Food & Drink, Music / songs

1 memorial