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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
29th April 1966 Spin-bowling Cricketer Phil Tufnell was born in Barnet, London.
29th April 1943 Noel Coward's Present Laughter, premieres in London
29th April 1923 Born today: Maxine Audley, London, actress (Peeping Tom, Ricochet, House of Cards)
29th April 1879 Born today: Thomas Beecham, England, composer (found London Philharmonic)
Edgar Allen Poe lived here
Horror writer and poet Edgar Allen Poe lived here as a young man
Location: 172 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney, N16 0JL
Description: After attending the Manor School at Stoke Newington, fledgling writer and poet Poe attended the Reverend John Bransby’s Manor House boarding school in the fall of 1818.
The American writer Edgar Allan Poe was famous for his horror stories like ‘The Fall of the House Of Usher’ and ‘The Tell-tale Heart’.
Tagged in this Tour: july 2012