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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
21st May 1973 Comedian Noel Fielding, Mighty Boosh, born in Westminster.
21st May 1966 Heavyweight Cassius Clay KOs Henry Cooper in London
21st May 1950 Born today: Roger Hodgson, London, rocker (Supertramp)
21st May 1920 Born today: Anthony Steel, London, actor (Malta Story, Wooden Horse)
21st May 1471 King Edward IV enters London and claims the throne.
Eric Bristow played Darts here
This was where the Crafty Cockney Eric Bristow practised.
Location: The Red Lion, 132 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0JX
Description: The Lion here is a very old public house, formerly the Red Lion since the 17th Century.
It's claim to sporting fame is that the Crafty Cockney Eric Bristow practised here as a youngster, having been born in Hackney Hospital.