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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

23rd February 1983 Actress Emily Blunt was born in London.

23rd February 1982 Michael Frayn's Noises Off, premieres in London

23rd February 1981 Princess Diana moves out of her flat ahead of her announcement the following day.

23rd February 1973 Gold goes up $10 overnight to record $95 an ounce in London

23rd February 1950 Born today: Steve Priest, London, rock bassist (Sweet Hayes)

23rd February 1945 2nd Dutch govt of Gerbrandy forms in London

23rd February 1918 Magician Chung Ling Soo's Catch the Bullet With Your Teeth goes wrong and he is killed on stage.

23rd February 1910 George Bernard Shaw's Misalliance, premieres in London

23rd February 1895 Born today: Richard Goolden, London England, actor (School for Husbands)

23rd February 1886 London Times publishes world's 1st classified ad

23rd February 1817 Born today: George Watts, London, painter

23rd February 1792 Artist Sir Joshua Reynolds died in his house in Leicester Fields, London.

23rd February 1776 Born today: John Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47)

23rd February 1633 Born today: Samuel Pepys, London England, navy expert/composer (Diary, Memoirs)

Byam Shaw School of Art



Byam Shaw School of Art

The influential art school that James Dyson studied at.

Location: 70 Campden Street, Kensington

Description: The Byam Shaw School of Art was an independent art school in that specialised in fine art and offered foundation and degree level courses.

It was founded in 1910 by John Liston Byam Shaw and Rex Vicat Cole and in 2003 it was absorbed by Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design.

Many artists studied here including Winifred Nicholson, Bernard Dunstan, Yinka Shonibare, Mona Hatoum, Evie Hone, Blair Hughes-Stanton, the actor John Standing and Clash musician Paul Simonon.

Inventor James Dyson met his future wife Deirdre here - she was offered a free place by Maurice de Sausmarez here in exchange for secretarial duties.


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Byam Shaw School of Art

The influential art school that James Dyson studied at.


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