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Carry On in London Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

6th December 1948 Born today: Jonathan King, London, singer (Everyone's Gone to the Moon)

6th December 1943 Born today: Mike Smith, London Engld, rocker/pianist (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over)

6th December 1892 Born today: F Osbert S Sitwell, London, poet/writer (Out of the Flame)

6th December 1883 Harrods original shop burns down, forcing the build of a much larger shop.go to related location

6th December 1817 William Bligh, who suffered mutiny on HMS Bounty, passed away in Bond Street, London.go to related location

6th December 1769 Silk cutters Doyle and Valline were hanged for inciting rioting in Bethnal Green

Bram Stoker lived here



Bram Stoker lived here

The auther of Dracula, Bram Stoker lived and wrote here.

Location: 18 St Leonards Terrace, Chelsea

Description: Dublin-born author Bram Stoker (1847-1912) settled in London after becoming the manager of celebrated actor Henry Irving.

He was living here in Chelsea when he came up with Dracula in 1897, one of the most influential horror novels ever written, after suffering nightmarish dreams from eating too much dressed crab.



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Bram Stoker lived here

The auther of Dracula, Bram Stoker lived and wrote here.


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