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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
19th February 1915 Comedian Dick Emery was born in Bloomsbury, London.
19th February 1897 Charles Blondin, French tightrope walker and acrobat died from diabetes in Ealing.
19th February 1838 Jane Alsop's terrifying encounter with Spring Heeled Jack.
19th February 1401 William Sawtree, 1st English religious martyr, burned in London
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.