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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

21st May 1977 Punk rockers The Clash play the Rainbow Theatre, causing carnage as fans rip out 200 seats.go to related location

21st May 1973 Comedian Noel Fielding, Mighty Boosh, born in Westminster.

21st May 1966 Heavyweight Cassius Clay KOs Henry Cooper in London

21st May 1950 Born today: Roger Hodgson, London, rocker (Supertramp)

21st May 1920 Born today: Anthony Steel, London, actor (Malta Story, Wooden Horse)

21st May 1471 King Edward IV enters London and claims the throne.

The Holly Bush



The Holly Bush

Samuel Johnson, the 18th century writer, was a regular here

Location: 68 Heath St, Haringey, NW3 1DN

Description: Famous customers: Samuel Johnson; famous 18th century writer, he wrote essays, reviews, sermons, biographies, poetry, an edition of Shakespeare's plays and the Dictionary of the English Language.Charles Lamb; a famous writer who at 20 years of age suffered a period of insanity. In 1796 Lamb contributed four sonnets to Coleridge's Poems on Various Subjects (1796). This was followed by Blank Verse (1798) and Pride's Cure (1802).


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The Holly Bush

Samuel Johnson, the 18th century writer, was a regular here


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