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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th June 1963 1st demonstration of home video recorder, at BBC Studios, London
24th June 1942 Born today: Mick Fleetwood, London, rock drummer (Fleetwood Mac-Go Your Own Way)
24th June 1717 1st Free Masons' grand lodge founded in London
24th June 1509 The Coronation of Henry VIII in Westminster Abbey.
Green Park Tube used to be 2!
Green Park Station replaced Down Street and Dover Street in 1933
Location: Piccadilly, London
Description: Green Park Station was opened with the rest of the Piccadilly railway on December 15, 1906 and was known at the time as Dover Street Station.
In 1933 they inserted new escalators they merged it with the nearby smaller Down Street Station, which was situated a little towards Hyde Park.