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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
23rd August 1940 German Luftwaffe begins night bombing on London
23rd August 1933 First televised boxing match took place in London, between Archie Sexton and Laurie Raiteri.
23rd August 1905 Born today: Leonard Constant Lambert, London England, composer (King Pest)
23rd August 1617 1st one-way streets open (London)
The Queen's Birthplace
The former home of the Strathmore's and birthplace of the Queen.
Location: 17 Bruton Street, London
Description: The Queen was born here (as Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary) on 21 April 1926 - the Queens real birthday!
She was educated by private tutors under the supervision of Marion Crawford, (died 1999) a graduate of Edinburgh University.
It was the London home of the Queen Mother's parents, the Earl and Countess of Strathmore.
Tagged in this Tour: music
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