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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th April 1963 Princess Alexandra of Kent was married to Angus Ogilvy in Westminster Abbey.
24th April 1960 Born today: Paula Yates, London England, Mrs Bob Geldof/rocker/writer (Blondes)
24th April 1936 Born today: Jill Ireland, London, actress (Breakout, Assassination, Chino)
24th April 1867 St. George's Hall Theatre in Langham Place was opened (demolished 1966).
24th April 1731 Author Daniel Defoe died in London trying to evade debtors.
Oliver Twist's Literary Home
Home to the 'Charles Dickens Museum' and 'Oliver Twist'
Location: 48 Doughty Street, off Gray's Inn Road, WC1N 2LX
Description: 'Charles John Huffam Dickens' (7 February 1812 to 9 June 1870) was the most popular English novelist of the Victorian era, and he remains popular, responsible for some of English literature's most iconic characters.
And so to this very address...
48 Doughty Street off Gray's Inn Road was where he wrote 'Oliver Twist'.
It's now the Charles Dickens Museum.
Tagged in this Tour: London's Best House Museums
Tagged in this Tour: Charles Dickens' London