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The Beatles take London
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

17th January 1928 Born today: Vidal Sassoon, London, hair stylist/CEO (Vidal Sasson)

17th January 1899 Born today: Nevil Shute [Norway], London, novelist (On the Beach, Town Like Alice)

17th January 1886 Born today: Ronald Firbank, London, novelist (Flower Beneath the Foot)

17th January 1775 R B Sheridan's Rivals, premieres in London

17th January 1670 Highwayman Claude Duval found guilty of 6 robberies and sentenced to death.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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