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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.
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