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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
17th October 1946 Born today: Vicki Hodge, London England, actress (Confessions of a Sex Maniac)
17th October 1934 Fulham footballing legend Johnny Haynes born in Kentish Town.
17th October 1922 Scottish worker begins hunger march from Glasgow on London
17th October 1814 Meux Brewery disaster at Tottenham Court Road kills 7: drowned by beer.
Tony Blair lived here
Former Labour Prime Minister Tony Blair lived here.
Location: 1 Richmond Crescent, Islington, N1
Description: This was the grand Victorian house which in 1997 Tony Blair and wife Cherie sold for 615,000, making a tidy profit of 240,000 since they purchased in 1993. In 2001 it sold for 1.25m.
They sold the six-bedroom, four-storey residence after police advised that it could only be protected with intrusive security.