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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
22nd September 1924 Illustrator and author Charles Keeping was born in Lambeth.
22nd September 1891 Footballer and writer Charlie Buchan was born in Plumstead.
22nd September 1870 5-time British Wimbledon tennis champion Charlotte Cooper was born in Ealing.
22nd September 1788 Author, practical joker and inventor of the postcard, Theodore Hook, was born in London.
22nd September 1761 The Coronation of George III in Westminster Abbey.
22nd September 1735 Robert Walpole the first British Prime Minister to live at 10 Downing Street.
22nd September 1694 Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, creator of Gregorian calendar, was born in London.
Billy Fury lived here
This is where Billy Fury lived and passed away in 1983.
Location: 1 Cavendish Avenue, St Johns Wood, London
Description: On the 28th January 1983 Liverpudlian rock 'n roller Billy Fury collapsed here at his home and was pronounced dead on arrival at the local hospital. Billy (real name Ronald Wycherley) was just 43, and was buried at Mill Hill cemetery.
This flat was his long-term companions, property heiress Lisa Rosen.