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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
20th October 1968 Comedian Bud Flanagan died in Kingston, London, aged 72.
20th October 1953 Actor Sir John Gielgud was arrested for cruising in a public lavatory.
20th October 1904 Born today: Anna Neagle, London Engld, actress (London Melody, Nurse Edith Cavell)
20th October 1862 Murderer Catherine Wilson hanged at Newgate Gaol, the last woman hanged in public in Britain.
20th October 1822 1st edition of London Sunday Times
20th October 1714 The Coronation of George I in Westminster Abbey.
Nigel Patrick born here
This is where actor Nigel Patrick was born.
Location: 40b Aristotle Road, Clapham
Description: This is the house where debonair British actor Nigel Patrick (1912-1981) was born as Nigel Dennis Patrick Wemyss-Gordon. He changed his name in 1940 for the stage.
He made his debut film just before World War II broke out, but later made a name for himself in Spring in Park Lane (1948), Trio (1950), Encore (1952), Breaking the Sound Barrier (1952), The Pickwick Papers (1952), How to Murder a Rich Uncle (1957) and The League of Gentlemen (1959). But his real love was the West End stage from which he was never too far away.
He was married in St James' Roman Catholic Church to the actress Beatrice Campbell from 1951 (2 children) until her death in 1979. He passed away 2 years later.