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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
28th June 1945 Born today: Dave Knights, London, rock bassist (Procol Harum-Conquistador)
28th June 1923 Queen Wilhelmina and Prince Henry for state visit to London
28th June 1909 Born today: Eric Ambler, London, suspense writer (Epitaph for a Spy)
28th June 1838 The Coronation of Victoria I in Westminster Abbey.
28th June 1461 The Coronation of Edward IV in Westminster Abbey.
Jerry Springer lived here
This is where TV legend Jerry Springer lived.
Location: 48 Belvedere Court, Lyttelton Road, East Finchle
Description: This is where TV talk show pioneer Jerry Springer lived for the first five years of his life. He used to watch the buses go past before he and his parents emigrated to New York in 1949. He was born inside Highgate Tube Station.
Belvedere Court is a Grade II listed residential block of 56 flats designed by the architect Ernst Ludwig Freud and built by H Meckhonik in 1937/38.