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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th August 1967 The Beatles met Maharishi Mahesh Yogi at The Park Lane Hilton.
24th August 1961 Born today: Mark Bedders Bedfored, London, rock bassist (Madness)
24th August 1961 Mad Men actor Jared Harris was born in London.
24th August 1957 Comedian Stephen Fry born in Hampstead, London.
24th August 1954 William Heatherton's Reluctant Debutante, premieres in London
24th August 1940 Luftwaffe bombs London
24th August 1591 Bachelor Poet Robert Herrick was born in Cheapside, London.
Old Queens Head
Haunted by both a lady in Tudor dress and a little girl
Location: 44 Essex Road, N1 8LN
Description: The original pub of this name was frequented by professional pirate Sir Walter Raleigh. However, that structure was pulled down to make way for the current building. Somewhere a few spirits have got mixed up and today's pub is haunted by both a lady in Tudor dress and a little girl.