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Friday 7th of November 1783

237 years ago He Became the Last

Highwayman John Austin is executed by hanging in Tyburn Tree, Tyburn, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

The gallows were dismantled after Austin's execution. Future public hangings were now conducted on a scaffold named the 'new drop' outside Newgate Prison.