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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
22nd August 1937 Born today: Max Hebditch, director (Museum of London)
22nd August 1925 Actress Honor Blackman (Pussy Galore-Goldfinger) was born today in Plaistow, East London.
22nd August 1916 Born today: John Slater, London England, actor (Deadlock, Cartel, Devil's Pass)
22nd August 1866 George Shillibeer, pioneer of London's 1st bus service, dies
22nd August 1620 Oliver Cromwell married Elizabeth Bourchier at St Giles-without-Cripplegate.
Top Boxing-related places to visit in London.
London and especially the East End has always been one of the great centres of world boxing, and continues to have some of the great gyms and trainers and boxing centres in the UK. Check out some of the stories behind legendary London boxers.
TOP 10 BOXING RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:
2. The Ring
10. Cafe Royal
MORE BOXING SIGHTS:
11. The Jew Boxer lived here @ 3 Paradise Row, Bethnal Green, London
12. Sir Henry Cooper Trained Here @ 320 Old Kent Road, Walworth
13. The Boxer in the Iron Mask @ 43 King Street, Covent Garden, London
14. The Tom Cribb @ 36 Panton Street, Haymarket, London
15. Boxer James Burke died here @ Mepham Street, Waterloo