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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
22nd September 1924 Illustrator and author Charles Keeping was born in Lambeth.
22nd September 1891 Footballer and writer Charlie Buchan was born in Plumstead.
22nd September 1870 5-time British Wimbledon tennis champion Charlotte Cooper was born in Ealing.
22nd September 1788 Author, practical joker and inventor of the postcard, Theodore Hook, was born in London.
22nd September 1761 The Coronation of George III in Westminster Abbey.
22nd September 1735 Robert Walpole the first British Prime Minister to live at 10 Downing Street.
22nd September 1694 Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, creator of Gregorian calendar, was born in London.
The Giant Plug
A giant plug and socket electrical sculpture!
Location: Ganton Street, Soho, London
Description: This sculpture has been a highlight of Soho for the past few years. The form of a giant electrical plug and socket on the Ganton Street façade of the electricity sub-station at second floor level lights up at night and can change colours.
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