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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th June 1963 1st demonstration of home video recorder, at BBC Studios, London
24th June 1942 Born today: Mick Fleetwood, London, rock drummer (Fleetwood Mac-Go Your Own Way)
24th June 1717 1st Free Masons' grand lodge founded in London
24th June 1509 The Coronation of Henry VIII in Westminster Abbey.
Charing Cross Book Worms
Has the highest concentration of bookshops in London
Location: Charing Cross Road, WC2H 0EB
Description: Charing Cross Road is a London street which runs north from Trafalgar Square to St Giles' Circus (the intersection with Oxford Street) and then becomes Tottenham Court Road. It is so called because it leads from Charing Cross.
But it is much more than this...
In fact Charing Cross Road has the highest concentration of bookshops lining it's pavements in London. From the big chains to the quirky specialists... books is what you'll find down here.