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American Tour of London
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

16th July 1993 S van Ruysdael's Winter Landscape sold for 705,500 in London

16th July 1985 Bill to abolish Greater London Council receives royal assent

16th July 1939 Born today: Corin Redgrave, London, actor (Excalibur, Man For All Seasons)

16th July 1924 Conference over German recovery payments begins in London

16th July 1877 Spencer Gore wins the first ever Wimbledon tennis tournament - after 3 days rain delay.go to related location

16th July 1377 The Coronation of Richard II in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

Legendary Soho Eaterie In Flames



Legendary Soho Eaterie In Flames

Historic Celebrity restaurant, destroyed in morning blaze.

Location: Chez Victor, 45 Wardour Street, W1D 6PZ

Description: And so it was - the unfortunate and sad events that took place on Tuesday 27th February 2007 in the early hours of the morning...12.50am.

The historic Soho restaurant which has served some of the biggest names in showbiz was destroyed by fire. 106 years old and a legend on Wardour Street, this amazing place was a popular haunt in the 1960s with a visitors book that boasts names as enigmatic as Richard Burton, Michael Caine, Alec Guinness, Sean Connery, Ringo Starr, Dudley Moore and the brilliant Peter Cook.

Amazing things must come to an end... until they are rekindled and restored - here's hoping they make good what once was.

Tagged in this Tour: The Madcap Peter Cook Tour

Themes: CelebrityCelebrity Theme  HistoricalHistorical Theme  FoodFood Theme
Ranking This Month: 857/2776
Pages Hit This Month: 37
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Credits: The London Paper - Tuesday 27th February 2007

Legendary Soho Eaterie In Flames

Historic Celebrity restaurant, destroyed in morning blaze.


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