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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

26th July 1977 Elvis Costello was arrested at The Park Lane Hilton.go to related location

26th July 1973 Peter Shaffers Equus, premieres in London

26th July 1973 Underworld actress Kate Beckinsale born in London.

26th July 1966 England beat Portugal 2-1 at Wembley Stadium to reach the World Cup Final.

26th July 1950 Born today: Susan George, London England, actress (Straw Dogs, Mandingo)

26th July 1895 Born today: Jerry Verno, London England, actor (River of Unrest, Sweeney Todd)

26th July 1895 Born today: Robert Graves, London England, writer/poet (I Claudius) [or 6/26]

26th July 1891 Henry James' American, premieres in London

26th July 1842 Born today: Alfred Marshall, London, economist

26th July 1802 Born today: Winthrop Mackworth Praed, London, poet/politician

WH Smith lived here



WH Smith lived here

Bookseller and MP WH Smith lived here.

Location: 12c Hyde Park Street, Bayswater

Description: Every high street and station or terminal has one, a WH Smith, the retail king of stationery and newspapers.

William Henry Smith was not just a retail pioneer, but also a very high profile MP and twice was the Secretary of State for War. He later became the Leader of the House of Commons.

Smith (1825-1891) lived here in this unusual and grand white facade mansion.


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WH Smith lived here

Bookseller and MP WH Smith lived here.


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