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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th April 1963 Princess Alexandra of Kent was married to Angus Ogilvy in Westminster Abbey.
24th April 1960 Born today: Paula Yates, London England, Mrs Bob Geldof/rocker/writer (Blondes)
24th April 1936 Born today: Jill Ireland, London, actress (Breakout, Assassination, Chino)
24th April 1867 St. George's Hall Theatre in Langham Place was opened (demolished 1966).
24th April 1731 Author Daniel Defoe died in London trying to evade debtors.
Bram Stoker's first London home
This is where Dracula author lived and wrote Dracula.
Location: 7 Southampton Street, Bloomsbury, London
Description: Author of Dracula, business manager Bram Stoker lived in his flat here between 1878 and 1898 writing Dracula in his spare time (first published in 1897).