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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
19th January 1966 Tippetts cantate Vision of St Augustine, premieres in London
19th January 1940 Comedian and Eastenders actor Mike Reid was born in Hackney, East London.
19th January 1917 The Silvertown explosion kills 73 people in the East End.
19th January 1907 Born today: Lillian Harvey, London England, actress (Invitation to the Waltz)
Elton John was born here
Rock legend Elton was born and raised here in this house.
Location: 55 Pinner Hill Road, Pinner, Middlesex
Description: It was here that Reginald Kenneth Dwight was born on March 25th 1947. This was the home of his grandparents Fred and Ivy Harris and he grew up here tinkling the piano they had.