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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

16th July 1993 S van Ruysdael's Winter Landscape sold for 705,500 in London

16th July 1985 Bill to abolish Greater London Council receives royal assent

16th July 1939 Born today: Corin Redgrave, London, actor (Excalibur, Man For All Seasons)

16th July 1924 Conference over German recovery payments begins in London

16th July 1877 Spencer Gore wins the first ever Wimbledon tennis tournament - after 3 days rain delay.go to related location

16th July 1377 The Coronation of Richard II in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

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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