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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
16th October 1987 175-kph winds cause blackout in London, much of southern England
16th October 1959 Born today: Gary Kemp, London, rock guitarist (Spandau Ballet-True)
16th October 1958 The first episode of children's TV show Blue Peter is aired on Television.
16th October 1951 Born today: Daniel Gerroll, London, actor (Big Business)
16th October 1936 Actor Peter Bowles was born in London.
16th October 1927 Born today: Lee Montague, London England, actor (Uncle Sasha-Holocaust)
16th October 1925 Murder She Wrote actress Angela Lansbury was born in London.
16th October 1922 Happy birthday to entertainer Max Bygraves, born in Rotherhithe, East London.
16th October 1834 London parliament catches fire historic documents burn
A more level-headed Nephew
William Patrick Hitler, nephew of Adolf resided here
Location: 26 Priory Gardens, Highgate
Description: William Patrick Hitler, nephew of... well I'm sure you can guess who...
Lived here some time around 1938 to 1939 between returning from Germany, having tried to set up his uncle with a half hearted attempt at blackmail.
He eventually left for America with his mother to embark on a lecture tour.