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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
19th October 1960 Born today: Dan Woody Woodgate, London, rock drummer (Madness)
19th October 1944 British premier Winston Churchill flies back to London from Moscow
19th October 1941 Born today: Simon Ward, London England, actor (4 Musketeers, 4 Feathers)
19th October 1911 Royal Mint in London sends dies for $1 coin to Ottawa Branch
19th October 1741 David Garrick appears on stage in West End for the first time, in the title role of Richard III.
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