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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
20th October 1968 Comedian Bud Flanagan died in Kingston, London, aged 72.
20th October 1953 Actor Sir John Gielgud was arrested for cruising in a public lavatory.
20th October 1904 Born today: Anna Neagle, London Engld, actress (London Melody, Nurse Edith Cavell)
20th October 1862 Murderer Catherine Wilson hanged at Newgate Gaol, the last woman hanged in public in Britain.
20th October 1822 1st edition of London Sunday Times
20th October 1714 The Coronation of George I in Westminster Abbey.
Architecture worth looking up at - can you spot the monkey
Location: Chiltern Street
Description: On the south side of Marylebone Road almost opposite Madam Tussauds is Chiltern Street.
On the right side of Chiltern Street is Portman Mansions. If you look up to the top of the buildings you will see that one has a monkey with a long tail while another has a hunchback in the style of Quasimodo.
It makes a change from devils...
Tagged in this Tour: Curios
Tagged in this Tour: London 2012