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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
17th October 1946 Born today: Vicki Hodge, London England, actress (Confessions of a Sex Maniac)
17th October 1934 Fulham footballing legend Johnny Haynes born in Kentish Town.
17th October 1922 Scottish worker begins hunger march from Glasgow on London
17th October 1814 Meux Brewery disaster at Tottenham Court Road kills 7: drowned by beer.
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.