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The London Tennis Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th June 1963 1st demonstration of home video recorder, at BBC Studios, London

24th June 1942 Born today: Mick Fleetwood, London, rock drummer (Fleetwood Mac-Go Your Own Way)

24th June 1717 1st Free Masons' grand lodge founded in London

24th June 1509 The Coronation of Henry VIII in Westminster Abbey.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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