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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.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote Sherlock Holmes stories here.
Location: 2 Devonshire Place, London, W1G 6HJ
Description: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle reputedly had an eye practise here, although there is some argument as to whether it was actually 2 Upper Wimpole Street instead.
For now, we'll go with his autobiography.
He wrote many of his stories here.
Tagged in this Tour: London general 2012