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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
22nd June 1944 Born today: Peter Asher, London, singer (Peter and Gordon-World Without Love)
22nd June 1922 Henry H Wilson, Field Marshal, murdered in London
22nd June 1911 The Coronation of George V in Westminster Abbey.
22nd June 1887 Born today: Julian S Huxley, London, biologist/philosopher, Darwin's Bulldog
22nd June 1749 Actor David Garrick married Eva Marie Veigel, a German dancer in opera choruses.
Wilfred Brambles arrest was here
This is where actor Wilfred 'Dirty old man' Bramble was arrested
Location: 1 Shepherd's Bush Green, London, w12 8ph
Description: This funky subterranean bunker-type club (now called Ginglik) used to be a public toilet.
In fact it was THE public toilet where Wilfred Bramble, the actor who played Albert 'Dirty old man' Steptoe, was arrested and subsequently convicted of trying to procure a sexual partner.