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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
20th April 1945 Born today: Jimmy Winston, London, organist (Samll Facres-Itchycoo Park)
20th April 1906 Australian wombat, oldest known marsupial, dies in London Zoo at 26.
20th April 1904 George Bernard Shaw's Candida, premieres in London
20th April 1879 1st mobile home (horse drawn) used in a journey from London and Cyprus
20th April 1715 Nicholas Rowe's Tragedy of Lady Jane Gray, premieres in 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