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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th May 1981 Dixon of Dock Green actor Jack Warner died in London aged 85.

24th May 1953 Born today: Alfred Molina, London, actor (Enchanted April, Prick up your Ears)

24th May 1908 John Masefields Tragedy of Nan, premieres in London

24th May 1899 The state apartments at Kensington Palace opened to the public for the first time.

24th May 1890 Tivoli Theater of Varities opens in London

24th May 1879 James Walker's original Vauxhall toll bridge was opened up for free by the Prince of Wales.

24th May 1819 Queen Victoria is born at Kensington Palace.go to related location

Writer Bret Harte lived here



Writer Bret Harte lived here

American author and poet Bret Harte lived and died here.

Location: 74 Lancaster Gate, London

Description: Francis Bret Harte (1836-1902), the famous American author and poet, lived here. He is renowned for his accounts of pioneering life in California and for being post-humously insulted by Mark Twain.




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Writer Bret Harte lived here

American author and poet Bret Harte lived and died here.


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Can you please tell me if it is possible to visit the premises and are there any items relating to his writing while in London. (Paul Gregg)
Posted by Paul Gregg on 2008-01-01
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