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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

19th October 2003 David Blaine walks from his perspex box after 43 days without food.

19th October 1960 Born today: Dan Woody Woodgate, London, rock drummer (Madness)

19th October 1944 British premier Winston Churchill flies back to London from Moscow

19th October 1941 Born today: Simon Ward, London England, actor (4 Musketeers, 4 Feathers)

19th October 1911 Royal Mint in London sends dies for $1 coin to Ottawa Branch

19th October 1741 David Garrick appears on stage in West End for the first time, in the title role of Richard III.

Top Art-related places to visit in London.



From Hogarth's bawdy depictions of London slime to fine art and views of the Thames, London's always said cheese to every warts and all snapshot smiled for. Many great artists have spent some time in London, and many great works still exist. Be creative.

TOP 10 ART RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

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11. JMW Turner died here @ 6 Davis's Place, Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
12. Elizabeth Taylor was born here. @ 8 Wildwood Road, Hampstead
13. David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust @ Heddon Street, Piccadilly, London
14. The Foundling Museum @ 40 Brunswick Square, London
15. John Sargent's Studio @ 33 Tite Street, Chelsea, London
16. The Beatles Apple Shop @ 94 Baker Street, London
17. Artist Walter Sickert lived here @ 6 Mornington Crescent, Camden, London
18. Hogarth's Southwark Fair @ Borough High Street, Southwark
19. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
20. Banksy Blur Crazy Beat @ Stoke Newington Church Street, London
21. The Angel Inn @ 101 Bermondsey Wall East, Bermondsey, London
22. Miller's Residence @ 111a Westbourne Grove, Notting Hill, London
23. Thomas Rowlandson's studio @ 16 John Adam Street, Adelphi, London
24. Banksy's Tesco Pledge @ Essex Road, Islington, London
25. The Elephant Tavern @ 119 Fenchurch Street, London
26. Sculptor Epstein lived here @ 50 Baldwins Hill, Loughton, Essex
27. Salvador Dali in his Diving Suit @ 5 Burlington Gardens, Piccadilly
28. The Geffrye Museum @ 136 Kingsland Road
29. Astor House @ Two Temple Place, London
30. Artist Piet Mondrian's House @ 60 Parkhill Road, Hampstead
31. The First Great Magician? @ Flat 1 Ornan Court, Ornan Road, Belsize Park
32. Antonio Canaletto lived here @ 41 Beak Street, Soho
33. Brockley Stone Circle @ Hilly Fields Park, Lewisham
34. Pepe's Polka Dot House @ 99 Talbot Road, Notting Hill
35. Saucy Postcarder McGill's House @ 5 Bennett Park, Blackheath, London
36. Ardizzone's home of Inspiration @ 130 Elgin Avenue, Westminster
37. Tate Britain, Sugar & Prison! @ Millbank, London
38. The Bermondsey Tank @ Mandela Way, Bermondsey, London
39. Kenwood House @ Hampstead Lane, Hampstead, London
40. What Are You Looking At? @ Marble Arch subway, London
41. Riders of the Apocalypse @ Sanford Street, Cold Blow Lane, Lewisham, London
42. The National Gallery @ Trafalgar Square
43. Harrow College of Art @ Brookshill, Harrow Weald, Middlesex
44. Banksy's Bullet Proof Cherub @ Old Street, London
45. Vincent Van Gogh lived here @ 87 Hackford Road, Lambeth, London
46. George Romney's House @ 5 Holly Bush Hill, Hampstead
47. Highbury Mural @ 18 Highbury Grove, Highbury, Islington
48. Wellcome to Bleigiessen @ 215 Euston Road, London
49. A Famous Artistic Church @ Battersea Church Road, Battersea
50. Francis Bacon's Drug Bust @ 80 Narrow Street, Limehouse
51. The Painter Of Light @ 21 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden
52. Nuclear Dawn Mural @ Coldharbour Lane
53. Brixton Train Station Murals @ 32 Brixton Station Road
54. Gilbert Bayes lived here @ 4 Greville Place, St Johns Wood, London
55. The Courtauld Institute of Art @ Somerset House, Strand, London
56. The Fitzrovia Mural @ Whitfield Gardens, Fitzrovia, London
57. Underground Art and Crime Free @ Leake Street, Lower Marsh
58. The Gallery Soho @ 125 Charing Cross Road
59. William Morris' Birthplace @ Elm House, 341/343 Forest Road, Walthamstow
60. Tottenham Court Road Tube @ Tottenham Court Road
61. Joshua Reynolds lived here @ 10-11 Great Newport Street, London
62. London Glassblowing Company @ 66-66 Bermondsey Street
63. Byam Shaw School of Art @ 70 Campden Street, Kensington
64. Whistler's House @ 96 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
65. Oxo Tower @ South Bank, London
66. Contemporary Art On Tap @ Arkwright Road
67. London's only Antique Dept Store @ 150 Chiswick High Road
68. Rupert Bear was created Here @ 58 Cranes Park
69. A Theatre fit for a Baron @ 28A Comeragh Road
70. The Colony Room @ 41 Dean Street, Soho, London
71. Eric Ravilious lived here @ 48 Weltje Road, Hammersmith
72. The Cable Street Mural @ 236 Cable Street, London
73. One Nation under CCTV @ Newman Street, London
74. Free Foyer Music @ Belvedere Road
75. Artist John Constable lived here @ 40 Well Walk, Hampstead, London
76. The Soho Mural @ Noel Street, London
77. The Beeb rocks Out! @ 2-22 Portland Place
78. Queen's artist Cuneo lived here @ 205 Ember Lane, East Molesey
79. Comedy and Tragedy @ Gilbert Bridge, Barbican, London
80. Painter Harold Knight lived here @ 16 Langford Place, St Johns Wood, London
81. The Estorick Collection @ 39a Canonbury Square, Islington, London
82. Charles Pugin's House & Studios @ 106 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London
83. Whistler's Nocturne @ The River Thames, by Battersea Bridge
84. Artist Millais Lived & Died here @ 2 Palace Gate, Kensington, London
85. Art, Ethics and Chilled Music @ Richmond Road, Dalston
86. Adventures in Slade Gardens @ Nr Lorn Road
87. Queen Vic's Hubby Hall @ Kensington Gore
88. Rembrandt's House @ 28 Mallord Street, Chelsea
89. Banksy Up the Wall @ Pollard Street, Bethnal Green, London
90. Young British Artists rule Here @ 48 Hoxton Square
91. A View From Beak Street @ Beak Street
92. Rossetti's Chelsea Menagerie @ 16 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea
93. Stockwell War Memorial Mural @ Clapham Road
94. Internationally Acclaimed Art @ 77-82 Whitechapel High Street
95. Painter Richard Dadd lived here @ 15 Suffolk Street, Westminster, London
96. Cool Sign...Rubbish Sign? @ Southbank
97. Claude Monet's London @ St Thomas's Hospital, Waterloo Bridge, London
98. Hackney Peace Carnival Mural @ Dalston Lane, London
99. Stockwell Park Walk @ Nr Brixton Academy
100. Home to a Classic Animated TV @ Festing Road, Putney
101. Snapper Bert Hardy lived here @ Webber Street, Borough, London
102. Leighton House & Arab Hall @ Leighton House Museum, 12 Holland Park Road
103. William Morris tutored here @ Hoe Street, Walthamstow
104. Birthplace of Alfred Hitchcock @ 517 High Road, Leytonstone, London
105. Splash Mural @ Glenelg Road
106. Torrigiano's Henry VII tomb @ Lady Chapel, Westminster Abbey, London
107. Little Holland House @ 40 Beeches Avenue, Carshalton, London
108. The Wernher Collection @ Ranger's House, Chesterfield Walk, Blackheath
109. Joseph-Rene Bellot's Obelisk @ Riverside Walk, Greenwich, London
110. The Poets Circle @ The British Library, St Pancras, London