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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
23rd July 1989 Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe was born in West London.
23rd July 1986 The Prince Andrew, Duke of York, second son of Queen Elizabeth II , was married to Sarah Ferguson in Westminster Abbey.
23rd July 1975 Alan Ayckbourn's Absent Friends, premieres in London
23rd July 1966 England beat Argentina 1-0 at Wembley Stadium to reach the World Cup Semi-Finals.
23rd July 1947 Born today: David Essex, London, rock vocalist/actor (That'll be the Day)
23rd July 1946 Born today: Andy MacKay, London, rock sax/oboe (Roxy Music-Dance Away)
23rd July 1940 Blitz all-night air raid by German bombers on London begins
23rd July 1900 Pan-African Congress meets in London
23rd July 1863 Alexandra Park opens in North London
Another 'Pie & Mash' gem
100 year old family business - classic 'pie & mash' grub.
Location: 9 Broadway Market, E8 4PH
Description: London has a 'pie & mash' tradition that luckiky lives on - and this is a perfect example.
'F Cooke' is an old style pie & mash shop, complete with sawdust on the floors and eels in the window - old school if you will.
As a stalwart of Broadway Market, this shop has been run by the same family for 100 years. Here's hoping for many many more years to come - go enjoy.