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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.
Manson and the Talgarth Hotel
The hotel where a Charles Manson killing may have occurred.
Location: 1--7 Talgarth Road, West Kensington, London, W14 9DB
Description: This small and cosy hotel in West Kensington is where Joel Pugh, 29, a former lover of Charles Manson devotee Sandra Good, was found dead. The judge ruled suicide at the time.
Doubts have remained over the verdict, with many suspecting that cult leader and serial killer Charles Manson ordered one of his followers believed to have been in Britain at the time to carry out the hit.