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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
22nd September 1924 Illustrator and author Charles Keeping was born in Lambeth.
22nd September 1891 Footballer and writer Charlie Buchan was born in Plumstead.
22nd September 1870 5-time British Wimbledon tennis champion Charlotte Cooper was born in Ealing.
22nd September 1788 Author, practical joker and inventor of the postcard, Theodore Hook, was born in London.
22nd September 1761 The Coronation of George III in Westminster Abbey.
22nd September 1735 Robert Walpole the first British Prime Minister to live at 10 Downing Street.
22nd September 1694 Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, creator of Gregorian calendar, was born in London.
Very famous restaurant, lovely food and wine, A-List Celebrities
Location: 1 West Street, Covent Garden, WC2H 9NE
Description: First opened in 1917, The Ivy restaurant established its heyday in the 1930s being greatly favoured by those in the theatrical world. Famous diners from this era include Noel Coward and Laurence Olivier.
The heyday has continued undiminished as have the close associations with film and theatre, stars and personalities. Today is more of the same - fine food and wine and A-List Celebrities abound...