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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.
Top Motoring-related places to visit in London.
Cars are slowly going the way of the horse and carriage, here are some of the best motoring and automobile stories and tales from Greater London.
TOP 10 MOTORING RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:
MORE MOTORING SIGHTS:
11. World's 1st Drink Driving Arrest @ 165 Bond Street
12. 1st Motorcycle Engine made here @ 1a Lansdowne Road, Tottenham
13. Taggs 'Karsino' Island @ Taggs Island, River Thames, Hampton, London
14. 1st petrol car was built here @ 1 Connaught Road, Walthamstow, London
15. London Motor Museum @ 3 Nestles Avenue, Hayes, Middlesex
16. Welbeck Street Car Park @ 74-77 Welbeck Street, London
17. Percy Lambert: Fastest Man @ Brompton Cemetary, Brompton, Kensington
18. The Last Lollipop Lady @ Queen Victoria Street, St Pauls
19. George Michael Car Arrest @ Cricklewood Lane, Cricklewood, London
20. Waterloo Bridge @ A301, Waterloo Bridge
21. Motoring pioneer lived here @ 16 Stafford Place
22. A Blue Plaque for a Car Legend @ 14/15 Conduit Street, Mayfair
23. The First Fatal Road Accident @ Grove Hill, Harrow
24. Silicon Roundabout @ Old Street
25. The Audi Centre @ 931 Great West Road, Brentford, London