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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
22nd January 1967 Born today: Olivia d'Abo, London England, actress (Wonder Years, Single Guy)
22nd January 1946 Punk pioneer Malcolm McLaren was born in Stoke Newington.
22nd January 1927 The first ever live football radio commentary for Arsenal v Sheff Utd.
22nd January 1920 England football manager Sir Alf Ramsey was born in Dagenham.
22nd January 1876 The Royal Aquarium amusement park opened in Westminster.
William Morris tutored here
The place where the young William Morris was tutored.
Location: Hoe Street, Walthamstow
Description: This is where the Reverend F.B.Guy lived and where he privately tutored the young William Morris prior to his term at Oxford in 1851. They remained friends thereafter, and Morris later designed a new banner for Forest School which was presented to the headmaster in 1879, and which is still on display at the south end of the dining hall there.
Tagged in this Tour: Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood