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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
22nd September 1924 Illustrator and author Charles Keeping was born in Lambeth.
22nd September 1891 Footballer and writer Charlie Buchan was born in Plumstead.
22nd September 1870 5-time British Wimbledon tennis champion Charlotte Cooper was born in Ealing.
22nd September 1788 Author, practical joker and inventor of the postcard, Theodore Hook, was born in London.
22nd September 1761 The Coronation of George III in Westminster Abbey.
22nd September 1735 Robert Walpole the first British Prime Minister to live at 10 Downing Street.
22nd September 1694 Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, creator of Gregorian calendar, was born in London.
The Museum Tavern
Karl Marx was a regular here, mid 19th century
Location: 49 Great Russell Street, WC1B 3BA
Description: Famous customers: Karl Marx; born in Germany in 1818, Marx was a lawyer who went on to became a hugely influential revolutionary thinker and philosopher.Dylan Thomas; Wales' most famous poet!
Tagged in this Tour: The museum tavern
Tagged in this Tour: The London Karl Marx Tour
Tagged in this Tour: First Sunday