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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
16th October 1987 175-kph winds cause blackout in London, much of southern England
16th October 1959 Born today: Gary Kemp, London, rock guitarist (Spandau Ballet-True)
16th October 1958 The first episode of children's TV show Blue Peter is aired on Television.
16th October 1951 Born today: Daniel Gerroll, London, actor (Big Business)
16th October 1936 Actor Peter Bowles was born in London.
16th October 1927 Born today: Lee Montague, London England, actor (Uncle Sasha-Holocaust)
16th October 1925 Murder She Wrote actress Angela Lansbury was born in London.
16th October 1922 Happy birthday to entertainer Max Bygraves, born in Rotherhithe, East London.
16th October 1834 London parliament catches fire historic documents burn
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.
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