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Charles Dickens' London
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

17th February 2010 Abbey Road Studio's put up for sale by EMI due to increasing debts.

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

Rudyard Kipling lived here



Rudyard Kipling lived here

Author, poet and creator of the Jungle Book lived here

Location: 43 Villiers Street, Westminster, W1

Description: Rudyard Kipling was born on 30 December 1865 in Bombay, British India. As a renowned British author and poet he is best known for his works of fiction The Jungle Book (1894), Kim (1901), many short stories, including The Man Who Would Be King (1888), and his poems, including Mandalay (1890), Gunga Din (1890), and If (1910).

He is regarded as a major 'innovator in the art of the short story' - his children's books are enduring classics of children's literature and his best works speak to a versatile and luminous narrative gift. He died on 18 January 1936.

In conclusion he was a literary legend - and he once lived here


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Rudyard Kipling lived here

Author, poet and creator of the Jungle Book lived here


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It is a sad thing that this hppaens, mainly due to length or service of because they have endeared themselves to people should know better. I was very lucky after I left the clutches of Mr. Angry to have the most supportive and nurturing of bosses. I am sure with an attitude like yours that you were a good manager. (Hiutungdd)
Posted by Hiutungdd on 2012-02-19
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