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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
22nd April 1991 Two trains collided on the DLR at West India Quay.
22nd April 1930 US, Britain and Japan sign London Naval Treaty
22nd April 1925 Born today: George Cole, London England, actor (Minder, Vampire Lovers)
22nd April 1899 Born today: Martyn Green, London, actor (Gilbert and Sullivan, Iceman Cometh)
22nd April 1823 Baltic Club (Exchange) forms in London
22nd April 1737 William Hicks (MP for Wallingford) was attacked by highwayman Dick Turpin and associate in a coach travelling to London through Epping Forest.
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.