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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
26th July 1973 Peter Shaffers Equus, premieres in London
26th July 1973 Underworld actress Kate Beckinsale born in London.
26th July 1966 England beat Portugal 2-1 at Wembley Stadium to reach the World Cup Final.
26th July 1950 Born today: Susan George, London England, actress (Straw Dogs, Mandingo)
26th July 1895 Born today: Jerry Verno, London England, actor (River of Unrest, Sweeney Todd)
26th July 1895 Born today: Robert Graves, London England, writer/poet (I Claudius) [or 6/26]
26th July 1891 Henry James' American, premieres in London
26th July 1842 Born today: Alfred Marshall, London, economist
26th July 1802 Born today: Winthrop Mackworth Praed, London, poet/politician
Battersea Dogs and Cats Home
The famous dogs and cats home in Battersea.
Location: 4 Battersea Park Road, Battersea, SW8 4AA
Description: Battersea Dogs & Cats Home (and formerly known as the Temporary Home for Lost and Starving Dogs, and The Battersea Dogs Home) is the UK's oldest and most famous home for dogs and cats. It is financed by voluntary donations with an income of almost 12.2 million in 2010.
In September 2012, the ITV documentary For the Love of Dogs hosted by Paul O'Grady saw the host follow the work of Battersea over seven weeks.