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The Great London Ghost Tour
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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 Crime-related places to visit in London.



Crime is one of the most intriguing and captivating themes in modern life, and London's history is full of real life escapades, robberies, murders and other nefarious criminal intent. Find out here exactly where they happened.

TOP 10 CRIME RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE CRIME SIGHTS:

11. Dr Crippen's Murder Home @ 39 Hilldrop Crescent, Holloway, London
12. Captain Kidd Hung Here @ Tilbury Point, Essex
13. Did Jack the Ripper live here? @ 3 Sion Square, Whitechapel, London
14. The Carpenters Arms @ 73 Cheshire Street, Bethnal Green
15. Dick Turpin's Cave @ Wellington Hill, High Beech, Epping Forest
16. Moll King's Houses of Ill Repute @ 106 Haverstock Hill, Chalk Farm
17. 1909 Tottenham Outrage Robbery @ Tottenham High Road, London
18. Balcombe Street Siege @ 21 Balcombe St, Marylebone, London
19. The Kray twins were born here @ 64 Stean Street, Hoxton
20. The Tyburn Tree @ Bayswater Road, London
21. The London Cage, WW2 torture @ 7 Kensington Palace Gardens
22. Cynthia Paynes House of Cyn @ 32 Ambleside Avenue, Streatham, London
23. Foreign Anarchist Club @ 6 Windmill Street, Tottenham Court Road
24. The Ship and Blue Ball @ 13 Boundary Street, Shoreditch, London
25. The Cock Tavern Debauchery @ Bow Street, London
26. Catherine Wheel Alley @ Bishopsgate, Broadgate
27. Lord Lucan's Murder House @ 46 Lower Belgrave Street, London
28. The Spaghetti House Siege @ 77 Knightsbridge, Knightsbridge
29. The Oliver Twist @ 90 Church Road, Leyton, London
30. John Christies House of Horror @ Near Barton Mews, Ladbroke Grove, London
31. Pickles World Cup Find @ St Valery, Beulah Hill, Norwood
32. Bow Street Magistrates Court @ Bow Street, Covent Garden, London
33. Ripper's First Victim @ Durward Street, Whitechapel
34. Created by an Almost-Bard @ 99 Buckingham Palace Road
35. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
36. Lord Lucan's Home @ 72a Elizabeth Street
37. Tony Blair lived here @ 1 Richmond Crescent, Islington
38. Poirot's London Pad @ Charterhouse Square
39. The Battle of Waterloo 2 @ 81 Waterloo Road, Waterloo
40. Spring Heeled Jacks 1st Victim @ 1 Tredegar Road, Tower Hamlets, London
41. Spend a Night as a Kray @ 28 Bow Street
42. The Calthorpe Arms @ 252 Grays Inn Road, City of London
43. The Lion Public House @ Tapp Street
44. The Clink @ Clink Street, London
45. The Blind Beggar @ 337 Whitechapel Road
46. The Star Tavern @ 6 Belgrave Mews West
47. Sweeney Todd was born here @ 85 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London
48. BT Telecoms Tower @ 60 Cleveland Street, London
49. The Clockwork Orange Underpass @ Trinity Road, Wandsworth, London
50. Hackney Mafia Shoe Shop @ 5 Hackney Road, Bethnal Green, London
51. Captain Kidd Public House @ Off Wapping Rose Garden
52. A Beatle gets Busted @ 34 Montagu Square, Marylebone
53. A barbers with a secret @ 156 Caledonian Road
54. The Goat @ 3a Kensington High Street
55. Hanged Ruth Ellis lived here @ 44 Egerton Gardens, Ealing, London
56. Pirates Execution Dock @ Off Wapping High Street, Wapping, London
57. John Wilkes' House Riots @ 35 Grosvenor Square
58. The Devil and the Lady @ Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street
59. Adam Ant's Last Stand @ 22 Chalcot Road, London
60. The Aubergine Robbery Mystery @ 11 Park Walk, London
61. Poor Lazarus Isaacs @ Tower Street, London
62. Wainewright the Poisoner @ 48 Great Marlborough Street, London
63. Lucan, Cubitt and some Plumbers @ 14 Lower Belgrave Street
64. Prospect of Whitby @ 57 Wapping Wall
65. Lenin Memorial @ Bevin Court, Cruickshank Street, London
66. Albion House @ Albion House, New Oxford Street, London
67. 21/7 Bomb Factory @ 58 Curtis House, Ladderswood Way, New Southgate,
68. Bomb Plotters Flat @ 386A Forest Road, Walthamstow
69. Francis Bacon's Drug Bust @ 80 Narrow Street, Limehouse
70. Sherlock's Speedy Sarnie @ 187 North Gower Street, Camden
71. Green Jackets Bandstand bomb @ Bandstand, Regents Park
72. The Grave Maurice @ 269 Whitechapel High Street, Whitechapel
73. The Tower of London @ Tower of London
74. St Matthews Church @ Hereford Street, Whitechapel, London
75. The Markham Square Siege @ Markham Square, Chelsea
76. Vere Street Coterie @ White Swan, Vere Street
77. Writers Poison Umbrella Stabbing @ Waterloo Bridge, London
78. The Magdala @ 2a South Hill Park
79. The Spaniard's Inn @ Spaniards Road, Hampstead
80. Charlie Peace Arrested here @ 2 St John's Park, Blackheath
81. The Islington Gibbett @ Holloway Road, Islington
82. World's 1st Drink Driving Arrest @ 165 Bond Street
83. Death of God's Banker @ Blackfriar's Bridge, London
84. The Jowell's scandal home @ Raveley Street, Kentish Town
85. Brockley Jack @ 410 Brockley Road, Brockley
86. Electric Avenue @ Electric Avenue, Brixton, London
87. Town of Ramsgate @ 62 Wapping High Street
88. Once a Gun Safe House @ 257 Caledonian Road
89. Solicitor's Armed Siege @ 46 Markham Square, Chelsea, London
90. A Pub on the Wagon @ 66 Bayswater Road
91. Botched Anti-Terror Police Raid @ 46 Lansdown Road, Forest Gate, London
92. Ted Terry dealt a Red Card @ Unit 4/Retail Park/Fleming Rd, Chafford Hundred
93. A Royal Wake-Up Call @ Buckingham Palace
94. The Ye Olde Mitre @ 1 Ely Court
95. Not a nice way to go @ London Bridge
96. World Cup was stolen from here @ Central Hall, Westminster
97. Metropolis @ Metropolis, 70 Chiswick High Road, London
98. The Crown of villainy @ 43 Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London
99. House of Reeves @ 120 Church Street, Croydon
100. Bouncers bounce back at KFC @ 37 Camden High Street
101. Broadwater Farm @ Willan Road, Tottenham
102. London Sculpture Comes Home @ 8 Hart Street, City of London
103. Home to a Murderer @ 23 Cranley Gardens, Muswell Hill
104. Brinks Mat Bullion @ 117 Wilton Way
105. Oliver Cromwell's resting place @ 72 High Holborn, Holborn
106. The Hand and Shears @ 1 Middle Street
107. Notting Hill Race Riots @ Latimer Road, London
108. Home of Russian spy Kim Philby @ 18 Carlyle Square, Chelsea, London
109. Itsu: Litvinenko Poisoned @ 167 Piccadilly, London
110. Handbag Gang Strike Again @ New Bond Street