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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
6th December 1943 Born today: Mike Smith, London Engld, rocker/pianist (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over)
6th December 1892 Born today: F Osbert S Sitwell, London, poet/writer (Out of the Flame)
6th December 1883 Harrods original shop burns down, forcing the build of a much larger shop.
6th December 1817 William Bligh, who suffered mutiny on HMS Bounty, passed away in Bond Street, London.
6th December 1769 Silk cutters Doyle and Valline were hanged for inciting rioting in Bethnal Green
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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