London's East End has become famous for a variety of reasons over the years — from being the home of Jack the Ripper to playing host to the 2012 Summer Olympics.
It's been written about by Geoffrey Chaucer, Jack London, Oscar Wilde and Salmon Rushdie, and has been a featured setting for several popular television series, including Till Death Do Us Part, Whitechapel and recent hit drama Call the Midwife. But how much do you really know about this sometimes controversial, often notorious bit of London? Take our East End quiz and find out — what you learn might surprise you!
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On a snowy night in 1965, Hyattsville, Maryland's DeMatha Catholic High School defeated Lew Alcindor's Power Memorial Academy in what many call the greatest high school hoops game ever played.Learn more →