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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th May 1953 Born today: Alfred Molina, London, actor (Enchanted April, Prick up your Ears)

24th May 1908 John Masefields Tragedy of Nan, premieres in London

24th May 1899 The state apartments at Kensington Palace opened to the public for the first time.

24th May 1890 Tivoli Theater of Varities opens in London

24th May 1879 James Walker's original Vauxhall toll bridge was opened up for free by the Prince of Wales.

24th May 1819 Queen Victoria is born at Kensington Palace.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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