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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th March 1947 Businessman Alan Sugar (The Apprentice, Amstrad), was born in Hackney, East London.
24th March 1888 Born today: Jameson Thomas, London England, actor (Farmer's Wife)
24th March 1834 Pioneering textile designer and artist William Morris was born in Walthamstow.
24th March 1792 Benjamin West (US) becomes president of Royal Academy of London
Charles Dickens Coffee House
Charles Dickens lodged here and now you can take coffee here
Location: 26 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, WC2E 7DD
Description: Today you can have coffee and a snack in the Charles Dickens Coffee House in London's Covent Garden. It's on the ground floor of the building that was the office of his popular weekly magazine All The Year Round, published in 1859-70.
Dickens lodged at rooms above the editorial offices in the late 1860s for a few years before he died in 1870.
Tagged in this Tour: London general 2012