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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

22nd July 2013 Prince George of Cambridge was born in St Mary's Hospital.go to related location

22nd July 2006 Arsenal's new stadium The Emirates officially opened.go to related location

22nd July 2005 Jean Charles de Menezes is shot dead by plain clothes police at Stockwell tube station.go to related location

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.go to related location

John Buchan lived here



John Buchan lived here

John Buchan wrote The Thirty Nine Steps here.

Location: 76 Portland Place, Marylebone, London, W1B 1NT

Description: Scottish author John Buchan (1875-1940) lived here between 1913 and 1919.

He was a prolific author, writing over 100 titles, the most famous being The Thirty Nine Steps which he wrote here. In the novel, the protagonist Richard Hannay, also lived here.



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John Buchan lived here

John Buchan wrote The Thirty Nine Steps here.


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