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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
17th October 1946 Born today: Vicki Hodge, London England, actress (Confessions of a Sex Maniac)
17th October 1934 Fulham footballing legend Johnny Haynes born in Kentish Town.
17th October 1922 Scottish worker begins hunger march from Glasgow on London
17th October 1814 Meux Brewery disaster at Tottenham Court Road kills 7: drowned by beer.
Jill Dando's House
This is where BBC presenter Jill Dando was murdered.
Location: 29 Gowan Avenue, Fulham, London
Description: This is the house that former BBC presenter Jill Dando owned, and sold 2 days prior to her death. Jill was murdered here in April 1999 aged just 37, with a single bullet to the head as she approached the door.
After an investigation Barry George was arrested and convicted at the Old Bailey of her murder. The case is now in appeal.