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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
27th May 1993 Jan Wiley, actress (Underdog, Brute Man, She Wolf of London), dies
27th May 1957 Siouxsie Sioux, singer of punk rockers Siouxsie and the Banshees, was born in London.
27th May 1922 Born today: Christopher Lee, London England, actor (Hound of Baskervilles)
27th May 1898 Arthur Pinero's Trelawney of the 'Wells', premieres in London
27th May 1199 The Coronation of John I in Westminster Abbey.
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