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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
23rd July 1989 Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe was born in West London.
23rd July 1986 The Prince Andrew, Duke of York, second son of Queen Elizabeth II , was married to Sarah Ferguson in Westminster Abbey.
23rd July 1975 Alan Ayckbourn's Absent Friends, premieres in London
23rd July 1966 England beat Argentina 1-0 at Wembley Stadium to reach the World Cup Semi-Finals.
23rd July 1947 Born today: David Essex, London, rock vocalist/actor (That'll be the Day)
23rd July 1946 Born today: Andy MacKay, London, rock sax/oboe (Roxy Music-Dance Away)
23rd July 1940 Blitz all-night air raid by German bombers on London begins
23rd July 1900 Pan-African Congress meets in London
23rd July 1863 Alexandra Park opens in North London
Grade 2 and still Rising
Not only a Grade 2 listed building, it looks like it should be!
Location: 46 Tottenham Court Road, W1T 2ED
Description: So many ornate buildings, so many pubs, so little time...
And to the 'Rising Sun' - nestling above the Northern Line on ground level - this is another classic London boozer.
At over 120 years old, this Victorian pub is not only a Grade 2 listed building, it looks like it should be!
In fact, you'll be taken aback by this ornate and impressive Victorian pub...my advice - start using the Northern Line.