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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
15th October 1959 Born today: Sarah Magaret Fergusson, [Fergie], London England, Duchess of York
15th October 1940 London's Waterloo Station bombed by Germans
15th October 1940 Heavy German air raid on London, 400 killed
Clown Joseph Grimaldi lived here
Father of clowning Joe Grimaldi, lived here.
Location: 56 Exmouth Market, Islington
Description: Legendary father of clowning Joseph Grimaldi, lived here after an extensive and gruelling nationwide tour in which he incurred a variety of injuries.
He and his wife Mary moved to here, where he recovered from his injuries before going on tour again with his son.