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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
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22nd July 1814 The Earliest known match played at Lord's Cricket Ground.
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.