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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
20th January 1883 Betram Home Ramsay, Dunkirk Naval Strategist, was born in London.
20th January 1843 Born today: Pierre-Paul Cambon, French diplomat (Madrid, Constantinople, London)
20th January 1779 Actor David Garrick sadly passed away at The Adelphi buildings.
20th January 1382 King Richard II of England was married to Anne of Bohemia in Westminster Abbey.
20th January 1265 First English Parliament summoned by non-royal command (The Earl of Leicester) met in Westminster Hall.
Lenin Lived Here
Founder of the USSR Lenin stayed here in 1905.
Location: 16 Percy Circus, Islington, WC1X 9EE
Description: Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov Lenin (1870-1924), founder of old Russia, the USSR, stayed here in 1905 at the house that exitsed at 16 Percy Circus before the current circus was built.