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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

26th January 1941 Born today: Henry Jaglom, London England, actor (Eating, Lucky Ducks, Always)

26th January 1936 Born today: Noel Harrison, London, singer/actor (Mark-Girl from UNCLE)

26th January 1926 Television first demonstrated by John Logie Baird in London.go to related location

26th January 1922 Ralph Vaughan Williams' Pastoral Symphony, premieres in London

26th January 1904 Wealthy mining entrepreneur Whitaker Wright is convicted of fraud and immediately commits suicide by swallowing cyanide at the Royal Courts of Justice.

Daphne du Maurier lived here



Daphne du Maurier lived here

Where Rebecca author lived when first married.

Location: Cannon Cottage, Well Road, Hampstead

Description: 'Rebecca' author Daphne du Maurier (1907-1989) lived here between 1932 and 1934.

Ms Maurier was an acclaimed writer who penned novels such as Jamaica Inn and Rebecca, many of which were adapted for the stage and screen. Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds was also based on one of her short stories.

Daphne Du Maurier moved here, to Cannon Cottage, after marrying Frederick Browning in 1932 and stayed for just two years. The black plaque here was erected in 2011 by the Heath and Hampstead Society.


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Daphne du Maurier lived here

Where Rebecca author lived when first married.


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