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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.
The first Micklewhite Home
Sir Michael Caine was a sparkle in his parents eye here
Location: 283 Weston Street, SE1
Description: Maurice Micklewhite senior married Ellen Frances Maria Burchell on the 12th December 1931 in Southwark.
And what make this such a significant marriage, well, these two fine people went and had a baby, and that baby was Maurice Micklewhite junior, born on the 14th March 1933.
Or the legendary actor and all round superb chap that we now know as Sir Michael Caine.
And so to this address, this was the first family residence for the Micklewhite family.
Tagged in this Tour: Sir Michael Caine's London