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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
21st July 1964 Tottenham Hotspur's Scottish striker John White is killed by lightning playing golf in North London.
21st July 1938 Paul Hindemith and Leonide Massines ballet premieres in London
21st July 1884 The First Test was held at Lord's Cricket Ground.
21st July 1866 Cholera-epidemic kills hundreds in London
21st July 1863 Born today: C[harles] Aubrey Smith, London England, actor (Prisoner of Zenda)
Birth of The Small Faces
This is where Don Arden of The Small Faces fame worked.
Location: 52-55 Carnaby Street, Soho, London, W1F 9QE
Description: On the 8th September 2007 a commemorative plaque was unveiled here dedicated to Don Arden and Small Faces was unveiled at 52-55 Carnaby Street, Arden's former offices.
Kenney Jones ex-drummer of Small Faces said To honour the Small Faces after all these years is a terrific achievement. I only wish that Steve Marriott, Ronnie Lane and the late Don Arden were here to enjoy this moment with me.
Arden died in July aged 81 after developing Alzheimer's disease.
The Small Faces are best known for the hit single Itchycoo Park.
Arden is also credited with steering bands ELO and Black Sabbath to stardom.
X-Factor judge Sharon Osbourne (wife of Ozzy) became estranged from her father after fighting him for control of husband Ozzy Osbourne's career, but the pair were reconciled in 2002.
Tagged in this Tour: Rod Stewart & Faces Tour