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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
26th September 1963 Born today: Lysette Anthony, London, actress (Angelique-Dark Shadows, Switch)
26th September 1961 Author Will Self was born in Finchley, North London.
26th September 1947 Born today: Graham Faulkner, London, actor (Brother Sun Sister Moon)
26th September 1926 JB Fagan's And So to Bed, premieres in London
26th September 1907 Born today: Ralph Michael, London England, actor (Quest, Doctor in the House)
26th September 1087 The Coronation of William II in Westminster Abbey.
Richard Branson born here
This is where Virgin founder Richard Branson was born.
Location: Stonefield Nursing Home, 904 Sidcup Road, London, SE9 3PW
Description: This is the nursing home where Virgin entrepreneur Richard Branson was born to Edward James and Eve Branson on 18 July 1950.
He is the eldest among his siblings Lindi and Vanessa.
Branson was knighted in 1999 for services to entrepreneurship and presented as a millennium icon.
The buildings here are all still nursing homes.