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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
23rd July 1989 Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe was born in West London.
23rd July 1986 The Prince Andrew, Duke of York, second son of Queen Elizabeth II , was married to Sarah Ferguson in Westminster Abbey.
23rd July 1975 Alan Ayckbourn's Absent Friends, premieres in London
23rd July 1966 England beat Argentina 1-0 at Wembley Stadium to reach the World Cup Semi-Finals.
23rd July 1947 Born today: David Essex, London, rock vocalist/actor (That'll be the Day)
23rd July 1946 Born today: Andy MacKay, London, rock sax/oboe (Roxy Music-Dance Away)
23rd July 1940 Blitz all-night air raid by German bombers on London begins
23rd July 1900 Pan-African Congress meets in London
23rd July 1863 Alexandra Park opens in North London
St Giles Church Ghost
Ghost walking home seen here in the churchyard by the gate.
Location: St Giles Churchyard Passageway, WC2H 8LG
Description: Repeated reports in 1970's with the last report 9:30pm 23 June 2004, this darkly coloured ghost is thought to be a former member of the clergy walking from his home to the church.
He was last seen dressed in black standing by the gate of the church - he vanished as the witness approached.
Tagged in this Tour: The Great London Ghost Tour