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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
22nd July 2006 Arsenal's new stadium The Emirates officially opened.
22nd July 2005 Jean Charles de Menezes is shot dead by plain clothes police at Stockwell tube station.
22nd July 1971 Born today: Charlotte Gainsbourg, London England, actress (Little Thief)
22nd July 1944 Born today: Rick Davies, London England, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Supertramp)
22nd July 1928 Fulham football legend Jimmy Hill was born in Balham, South London.
22nd July 1919 De Falla and Massine's Three-cornered Hat, premieres in London
22nd July 1844 Born today: William Archibald Spooner, London, reverend/inventor (spoonerisms)
22nd July 1814 The Earliest known match played at Lord's Cricket Ground.
Dr Crippen Lived Here
This is where infamous wife murderer Dr Crippen lived.
Location: 34-37 Store Street, Bloomsbury
Description: When Dr. Crippen returned to London from Philadelphia, he and his wife lived here at 34-37 Store Street.
Crippen, who was small in height, left Munyonís Homeopathic Remedies for a variety of jobs. Some of them failed, and presently he eventually returned to Munyonís, who had relocated to Albion House, New Oxford Street.
Dr Crippen would later kill his wife in Holloway and try to escape on a ship across the Atlantic to Ontario. The ship received notice of this and he was arrested and subsequently hanged.