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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.
Jazz After Dark
Tiny jazz club has hosted Greta Garbo, and Pete Doherty!
Location: 9 Greek Street, Soho, London, W1V 5LE
Description: Jazz after Dark was first launched in 1985, it is a late night cocktail bar, restaurant & Jazz club. Think New Orleans!
Jazz after Dark has also had its fair share of well known visitors, Greta Garbo was one of the first to dine here when she visited London in the eighties. Charlton Heston, Bill Murray & Alison Moyet were amongst some of our late night jazz lovers.
Pete Doherty & The Libertines performed here in their early days, while Amy Winehouse is also a regular here she often makes a surprise visit and sings with the band.
Tagged in this Tour: Music: off the beaten path