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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

19th October 2003 David Blaine walks from his perspex box after 43 days without food.

19th October 1960 Born today: Dan Woody Woodgate, London, rock drummer (Madness)

19th October 1944 British premier Winston Churchill flies back to London from Moscow

19th October 1941 Born today: Simon Ward, London England, actor (4 Musketeers, 4 Feathers)

19th October 1911 Royal Mint in London sends dies for $1 coin to Ottawa Branch

19th October 1741 David Garrick appears on stage in West End for the first time, in the title role of Richard III.

Lytton Strachey lived here



Lytton Strachey lived here

Writer and acclaimed biographer Lytton Strachey lived here.

Location: 51 Gordon Square, Bloomsbury

Description: This is where writer, critic and biographer Lytton Strachey, who wrote Eminent Victorians, (1918) lived here between 1909-24.

A founding member of the Bloomsbury Group, he spent the last sixteen years of his life in a mnage a trois with painter Dora Carrington and her husband Ralph Partridge.

His 1921 biography of Queen Victoria won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize.


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Lytton Strachey lived here

Writer and acclaimed biographer Lytton Strachey lived here.


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