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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
22nd October 1960 Charlton Athletic Football Club draw 6-6 against Middlesborough.
22nd October 1941 Born today: Charles Keating, London England, actor (Carl Hutchins-Another World)
22nd October 1938 Actor Derek Jacobi, was born in Leytonstone, London.
22nd October 1910 Millwall open their new ground The Den after 4 previous grounds on Isle of Dogs.
22nd October 1904 QPR Football Club play their first game at their new ground Loftus Road.
22nd October 1897 World's 1st car dealer opens in London.
The Park Lane Hilton
One of London's more prestigious hotels.
Location: 22 Park Lane, Mayfair
Description: Built in 1963, the London Hilton on Park Lane is one of the chains many London hotels, overlooking Hyde Park. It's not the most sensitive building, and the Queen did oppose it's construction (and hasn't set foot in it since).
On 24 August 1967, The Beatles met Maharishi Mahesh Yogi here and subsequently went to Uttar Pradesh with him in order to meditate.
On 5 September 1975, the London Hilton was the target of an IRA bomb which killed two people and injured 63 others.
Elvis Costello was arrested here on July 26, 1977 as he performed outside a CBS Records sales conference and was fined 5.