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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

16th August 1966 Born today: Rosey Edeh, London England, Canadian 400m hurdler (Olympics-4-92, 96)

16th August 1944 Dutch begin diplomatic contact with Vatican in London

16th August 1939 Born today: Carol Shelley, London, actress (Gwendolyn Pidgeon-Odd Couple)

16th August 1934 Born today: John Standing, London England, actor (Edward-Lime Street)

16th August 1924 Conference about German recovery payments opens in London

16th August 1885 Born today: Charles Carson, London England, actor (Cry the Beloved Country)

George Orwell Lived here



George Orwell Lived here

The place where George Orwell wrote seminal novel 1984.

Location: 27b Canonbury Square, Islington, N1

Description: This was anti-authoritarian author George Orwell's final home - where he lived from 1944 to his death in 1950 in the top floor flat - he called it the most dangerous place to live when the bombs are falling.

He published 'Animal Farm' while here and he wrote '1984' while living in this flat.


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George Orwell Lived here

The place where George Orwell wrote seminal novel 1984.


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