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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
22nd July 2006 Arsenal's new stadium The Emirates officially opened.
22nd July 2005 Jean Charles de Menezes is shot dead by plain clothes police at Stockwell tube station.
22nd July 1971 Born today: Charlotte Gainsbourg, London England, actress (Little Thief)
22nd July 1944 Born today: Rick Davies, London England, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Supertramp)
22nd July 1928 Fulham football legend Jimmy Hill was born in Balham, South London.
22nd July 1919 De Falla and Massine's Three-cornered Hat, premieres in London
22nd July 1844 Born today: William Archibald Spooner, London, reverend/inventor (spoonerisms)
22nd July 1814 The Earliest known match played at Lord's Cricket Ground.
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.