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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.
Borough for Pubs
Playwright Thomas Dekker - Borough High Street...'is just pubs'.
Location: Borough High Street, SE1 4XW
Description: In the 17th Century, the playwright Thomas Dekker described Borough High Street as a 'continued ale house with not a shop to be seen between.'
Though there are some shops now, some of those grand old inns stand in the courtyards off the main highstreet, notably The George - a 1676 National Trust building, it is London's last remaining galleried coaching inn.