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TOUR OF THE MONTH
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.
The first Micklewhite Home
Sir Michael Caine was a sparkle in his parents eye here
Location: 283 Weston Street, SE1
Description: Maurice Micklewhite senior married Ellen Frances Maria Burchell on the 12th December 1931 in Southwark.
And what make this such a significant marriage, well, these two fine people went and had a baby, and that baby was Maurice Micklewhite junior, born on the 14th March 1933.
Or the legendary actor and all round superb chap that we now know as Sir Michael Caine.
And so to this address, this was the first family residence for the Micklewhite family.
Tagged in this Tour: Sir Michael Caine's London