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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
26th April 1976 Neil McCallum, actor (Pete-Saber of London), dies at 45
26th April 1973 2 Gentlemen of Verona, musical opens in London
26th April 1947 Bless the Bride musical opens in London
26th April 1934 The Prince Albert, Duke of York (later King George VI) was married to Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (later The Queen Mother) in Westminster Abbey.
26th April 1928 Madame Tussaud's waxwork exhibition opens in London
26th April 1921 Born today: Harry Knutton, Maj-Gen/dir-general (London City and Guilds Institute)
26th April 1915 Italy secretly signes Pact of London with Britain, France and Russia
26th April 1890 Henry Morton Stanley inaugurated in London
1751, a witch was supposed to brew, quite literally, lethal ale.
Location: 171 Camden High Street, London, NW1 7JY
Description: The Black Cap has been licensed since 1751, when a witch was supposed to brew, quite literally, lethally potent ale. Her parents were hanged for killing a girl by black magic, and people mysteriously disappeared and died when in her company.
This pub was also the place where local murderer Thomas MacDowell met his victim Andreas Hinz in July 2002.