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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.
Damon Albarn grew up here
The house where Damon Albarn grew up in East London.
Location: 21 Fillebrook Road, Leytonstone
Description: This is where Blur singer and award-winning musician Damon Albarn grew up with his artistic parents, sister and extended family.
In 2014 Damon Albarn released his first solo album after 25 years in the music business. Called Everyday Robotsit included songs based on memories of his childhood in Leytonstone.