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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
14th August 1948 The first Summer Olympics to be held since 1936, were closed in London.
14th August 1941 Josef Jakobs, German spy, executed in Tower of London
14th August 1903 Born today: Ronald Stewart, CEO (London Brick Co)
14th August 1867 Forsyte Saga author John Galsworthy was born in Kingston Upon Thames.
14th August 1802 Poet and novelist Letitia Elizabeth Landon (LEL) was born in Chelsea, London.
Keith Richards lived here
The house that Keith Richards and Anita Pallenberg lived in.
Location: 3 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea
Description: Rolling Stone guitarist Keith Richards bought this house for 55,000 back in May 1968. He lived here with his girlfriend and gothic occultist Anita Pallenberg. Richards sold it in 1978.
The house dates back to 1717, and has a previous owner with musical pedigree - Sir John Goss (18001880) resided here at two separate periods, once when organist of Chelsea New Church, and again after he had been appointed organist of St. Paul's Cathedral.
Admiral William Henry Smith, vice president of the Royal
Society and a founding member of the Royal Geographical society, also lived here.
Tagged in this Tour: Keith Richards London
Tagged in this Tour: The Rolling Stones London Tour