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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th August 1967 The Beatles met Maharishi Mahesh Yogi at The Park Lane Hilton.
24th August 1961 Born today: Mark Bedders Bedfored, London, rock bassist (Madness)
24th August 1961 Mad Men actor Jared Harris was born in London.
24th August 1957 Comedian Stephen Fry born in Hampstead, London.
24th August 1954 William Heatherton's Reluctant Debutante, premieres in London
24th August 1940 Luftwaffe bombs London
24th August 1591 Bachelor Poet Robert Herrick was born in Cheapside, London.
England played their 1st home match against Australia here, 1878
Location: 29 Milner Street, Chelsea, SW3 2QD
Description: This mid 19th century pub, used to be the 'local' for Prince's Green cricket ground. England played their first home match against Australia here, in 1878. The Aussies liked the pub so much it eventually changed its name.