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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.
Where Judy Garland Died
Judy Garland's final home and place where she overdosed.
Location: 4 Cadogan Lane, Chelsea, SW1X 9EB
Description: This is where Wizard of Oz actress Judy Garland (1922-1969) died following an accidental overdose of sleeping tablets in the bathroom here on June 22nd 1969. It was less than 3 months after she had married for the fifth time, this time to Mickey Deans.
Mickey Rooney says the world was too late to understand and love Judy Garland. If they could have taken her to their hearts a little sooner, she might still be alive today. said Rooney, a child star with Miss Garland at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and later her co-star in the Andy Hardy series.
Tagged in this Tour: Hollywood Legends London Tour