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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.
Banksy Blur Crazy Beat
This is where Banksy's royal mural for Blur's single is.
Location: Stoke Newington Church Street, London
Description: This unusual Banksy was used for the cover artwork for Blur's Crazy Beat single on the side of this house in Stoke Newington.
It shows a spoof version of the royal family, and uses a lot more colours thank Banksy normally uses.
Blur's album Think Tank credited artwork and direction by Banksy.
This wall was previously the site of one of Banksy's Coldstream guards.
Tagged in this Tour: London
Tagged in this Tour: Blur around London
Tagged in this Tour: The Banksy London Tour