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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.
The Highbury Clock
A gift to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Queen Victorias rein
Location: Highbury Barn, Islington
Description: The Highbury Clock is located just north of Highbury Fields, near the junction of Highbury Barn and Highbury Hill. It was presented in 1897 in celebration of the 60th anniversary of the reign of Queen Victoria.