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The Beatles take London
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

27th January 1931 Buster Edwards, great train robber, inspiration for Phil Collins' Buster, was born in Lambeth.

27th January 1926 1st public demonstration of television, John L Baird, London

27th January 1805 Born today: Samuel Palmer, London, painter/etcher (Valley of Vision)

27th January 1606 Eight surviving conspirators of the Gunpowder Plot, including Fawkes, were convicted and sentenced to be hanged, drawn and quartered.

The Holly Bush



The Holly Bush

Samuel Johnson, the 18th century writer, was a regular here

Location: 68 Heath St, Haringey, NW3 1DN

Description: Famous customers: Samuel Johnson; famous 18th century writer, he wrote essays, reviews, sermons, biographies, poetry, an edition of Shakespeare's plays and the Dictionary of the English Language.Charles Lamb; a famous writer who at 20 years of age suffered a period of insanity. In 1796 Lamb contributed four sonnets to Coleridge's Poems on Various Subjects (1796). This was followed by Blank Verse (1798) and Pride's Cure (1802).


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The Holly Bush

Samuel Johnson, the 18th century writer, was a regular here


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