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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.
Did Roman Polanski drink here
This pub starred in several scenes from 1960s thriller Repulsion
Location: 34 Thurloe Place, Kensington, SW7 2HQ
Description: Now this pub first established in 1760 should be famous for that in some ways - but no - it's more famous for a film connection.
In fact, the pub was featured in several scenes in the classic 1960s thriller 'Repulsion' directed by Roman Polanski...it is possible that he may have popped in for a glass of stout...we can but hope.
Rustic looking enhanced by old books and framed prints - why not pop in and prop up the bar on behalf of a Roman!