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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
19th January 1966 Tippetts cantate Vision of St Augustine, premieres in London
19th January 1940 Comedian and Eastenders actor Mike Reid was born in Hackney, East London.
19th January 1917 The Silvertown explosion kills 73 people in the East End.
19th January 1907 Born today: Lillian Harvey, London England, actress (Invitation to the Waltz)
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