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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
22nd September 1924 Illustrator and author Charles Keeping was born in Lambeth.
22nd September 1891 Footballer and writer Charlie Buchan was born in Plumstead.
22nd September 1870 5-time British Wimbledon tennis champion Charlotte Cooper was born in Ealing.
22nd September 1788 Author, practical joker and inventor of the postcard, Theodore Hook, was born in London.
22nd September 1761 The Coronation of George III in Westminster Abbey.
22nd September 1735 Robert Walpole the first British Prime Minister to live at 10 Downing Street.
22nd September 1694 Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, creator of Gregorian calendar, was born in London.
Why not pat a Pygmy Goat
A huge array of animals on show for your loving enjoyment
Location: Albert Bridge Road, London, SW11 4NJ
Description: Battersea Park Children's Zoo in the heart of South London offers an exciting animal experience that combines a zoo, animal encounters, play area and relaxing cafe.
Have you ever come face to face with a ring tailed lemur? Or popped up right beside a meerkat? Have you ever spent time with a pot bellied pig? Seen an otter at work? Chatted with a mynah bird? Or patted a pygmy goat?
From giant rabbits to miniature Shetland ponies, monkey mayhem to the mouse house, plenty of parrots, this is the zoo that gets you up close and personal.
So go wild in Battersea and get on down to this animal extravaganza - check the webby for details.