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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
21st November 1943 7 Belgian ministers in London sentence King Leopold III
21st November 1941 Born today: Juliet Mills, London England, actress (Nanny and the Professor, QB VII)
21st November 1934 Uiver returns from Schiphol in London-Melbourne air race
21st November 1781 Watercolour artist Cornelius Varley born in Hackney, East London.
21st November 1696 J Vanbrughes Relapse or Virtue in Danger, premieres in London
Sir Isaac Newton lived here
This is where Isaac Newton lived when he was Warden of the Mint.
Location: 87 Jermyn Street, St James, London
Description: Sir Isaac Newton's chief London connection is with the Royal Society. He was Warden of the Royal Mint from 1696 responsible for investigating and bringing to justice those who clipped and counterfeited the coin of the realm. After his years at Cambridge he came and lived between 1696 and 1709.
Tagged in this Tour: Elizabethan & Stuart London