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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
23rd May 1951 Peter Ustinov's Love of Four Colonels, premieres in London
23rd May 1933 Born today: Joan Henrietta Collins, London, actress (Alexis-Dynasty, Bitch)
23rd May 1890 Born today: Herbert Marshall, London, actor (Murder, Razor's Edge, Little Foxes)
23rd May 1701 William Kidd, Scottish pirate, hanged at London's Execution Dock.
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