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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
20th October 1968 Comedian Bud Flanagan died in Kingston, London, aged 72.
20th October 1953 Actor Sir John Gielgud was arrested for cruising in a public lavatory.
20th October 1904 Born today: Anna Neagle, London Engld, actress (London Melody, Nurse Edith Cavell)
20th October 1862 Murderer Catherine Wilson hanged at Newgate Gaol, the last woman hanged in public in Britain.
20th October 1822 1st edition of London Sunday Times
20th October 1714 The Coronation of George I in Westminster Abbey.
Vintage Hampstead music pub where Jimi Hendrix once played.
Location: 100 West End Lane, West Hampstead
Description: This classic Victorian Pub, built over 100 years ago, has had a few names - The Railway Tavern, The Rat and Parrot, and now The Railway. It's more famous for it's long gone musical heritage.
The Moonlight Club was a room in the basement here - way back in the 1960's artists such as the Rolling Stones and Jimi Hendrix played here when it was called Kooks Kleek. U2 played one of their earliest gigs at this club.
Joy Division played here a month before the death of lead singer Ian Curtis in May 1980.