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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
17th February 1938 1st public experimental demonstration of Baird color TV (London)
17th February 1896 London Country Councils' Muzzling Order becomes effective
17th February 1883 A Ashwell patents free-toilet in London
17th February 1740 The end of the great frost, freezing of the Thames and a terrible Winter
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