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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
27th May 1993 Jan Wiley, actress (Underdog, Brute Man, She Wolf of London), dies
27th May 1957 Siouxsie Sioux, singer of punk rockers Siouxsie and the Banshees, was born in London.
27th May 1922 Born today: Christopher Lee, London England, actor (Hound of Baskervilles)
27th May 1898 Arthur Pinero's Trelawney of the 'Wells', premieres in London
27th May 1199 The Coronation of John I in Westminster Abbey.
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.