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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
22nd July 2006 Arsenal's new stadium The Emirates officially opened.
22nd July 2005 Jean Charles de Menezes is shot dead by plain clothes police at Stockwell tube station.
22nd July 1971 Born today: Charlotte Gainsbourg, London England, actress (Little Thief)
22nd July 1944 Born today: Rick Davies, London England, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Supertramp)
22nd July 1928 Fulham football legend Jimmy Hill was born in Balham, South London.
22nd July 1919 De Falla and Massine's Three-cornered Hat, premieres in London
22nd July 1844 Born today: William Archibald Spooner, London, reverend/inventor (spoonerisms)
22nd July 1814 The Earliest known match played at Lord's Cricket Ground.
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