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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th February 1993 West Ham legend Bobby Moore passed away in Putney, London.go to related location

24th February 1992 Comedian Benny Hill suffers his first heart attack, two months before his death.go to related location

24th February 1981 Prince Charles and Princess Diana get engaged.

24th February 1948 Minder and New Tricks actor Dennis Waterman was born in Clapham, London.

24th February 1939 Born today: George Bain, principal (London Business School)

24th February 1906 Kingsway Tramway opened from Angel, Islington to Aldwych.

24th February 1711 Handel's opera Rinaldo premieres at the Queen's Theatre.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
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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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