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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
22nd April 1991 Two trains collided on the DLR at West India Quay.
22nd April 1930 US, Britain and Japan sign London Naval Treaty
22nd April 1925 Born today: George Cole, London England, actor (Minder, Vampire Lovers)
22nd April 1899 Born today: Martyn Green, London, actor (Gilbert and Sullivan, Iceman Cometh)
22nd April 1823 Baltic Club (Exchange) forms in London
22nd April 1737 William Hicks (MP for Wallingford) was attacked by highwayman Dick Turpin and associate in a coach travelling to London through Epping Forest.
Hellraiser...in North London
The house that became the gateway to hell, in 'Hellraiser'.
Location: 187 Dollis Hill Lane, NW2
Description: An unlikely setting for a Clive Barker horror yarn, but this was the house that became the gateway to hell, in the classic film 'Hellraiser' (1987). In the film is was called 66 Lodovico Street, maybe to protect local house prices.