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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.
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. Waterloo Bridge @ A301, Waterloo Bridge
12. The First Fatal Road Accident @ Grove Hill, Harrow
13. 1st petrol car was built here @ 1 Connaught Road, Walthamstow, London
14. London Motor Museum @ 3 Nestles Avenue, Hayes, Middlesex
15. The Audi Centre @ 931 Great West Road, Brentford, London
16. Percy Lambert: Fastest Man @ Brompton Cemetary, Brompton, Kensington
17. 1st Motorcycle Engine made here @ 1a Lansdowne Road, Tottenham
18. Bentley Motors founded here @ 47 Chagford Street, Marylebone
19. Welbeck Street Car Park @ 74-77 Welbeck Street, London
20. Silicon Roundabout @ Old Street
21. World's 1st Drink Driving Arrest @ 165 Bond Street
22. Taggs 'Karsino' Island @ Taggs Island, River Thames, Hampton, London
23. Motoring pioneer lived here @ 16 Stafford Place
24. A Blue Plaque for a Car Legend @ 14/15 Conduit Street, Mayfair
25. Birthplace of Charles Rolls @ 35 Hill Street, Mayfair, London