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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

23rd February 1983 Actress Emily Blunt was born in London.

23rd February 1982 Michael Frayn's Noises Off, premieres in London

23rd February 1981 Princess Diana moves out of her flat ahead of her announcement the following day.

23rd February 1973 Gold goes up $10 overnight to record $95 an ounce in London

23rd February 1950 Born today: Steve Priest, London, rock bassist (Sweet Hayes)

23rd February 1945 2nd Dutch govt of Gerbrandy forms in London

23rd February 1918 Magician Chung Ling Soo's Catch the Bullet With Your Teeth goes wrong and he is killed on stage.

23rd February 1910 George Bernard Shaw's Misalliance, premieres in London

23rd February 1895 Born today: Richard Goolden, London England, actor (School for Husbands)

23rd February 1886 London Times publishes world's 1st classified ad

23rd February 1817 Born today: George Watts, London, painter

23rd February 1792 Artist Sir Joshua Reynolds died in his house in Leicester Fields, London.

23rd February 1776 Born today: John Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47)

23rd February 1633 Born today: Samuel Pepys, London England, navy expert/composer (Diary, Memoirs)

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. Acid Murderer worked here @ 79 Gloucester Road, Kensington, London
12. Poirot's London Pad @ Charterhouse Square
13. Lord Lucan's Murder House @ 46 Lower Belgrave Street, London
14. Captain Kidd Hung Here @ Tilbury Point, Essex
15. The Tyburn Tree @ Bayswater Road, London
16. Wilfred Brambles arrest was here @ 1 Shepherd's Bush Green, London
17. Buster Edwards died here @ Greet Street, Southwark
18. John and Yoko's Nude Scene @ 38 Montagu Square, London
19. Cynthia Paynes House of Cyn @ 32 Ambleside Avenue, Streatham, London
20. Bow Street Magistrates Court @ Bow Street, Covent Garden, London
21. The Cock Tavern Debauchery @ Bow Street, London
22. The Lion Public House @ Tapp Street
23. Catherine Wheel Alley @ Bishopsgate, Broadgate
24. The Ship and Blue Ball @ 13 Boundary Street, Shoreditch, London
25. The Carpenters Arms @ 73 Cheshire Street, Bethnal Green
26. Prospect of Whitby @ 57 Wapping Wall
27. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
28. St Matthews Church @ Hereford Street, Whitechapel, London
29. Lord Lucan's Home @ 72a Elizabeth Street
30. Dr Crippen's Murder Home @ 39 Hilldrop Crescent, Holloway, London
31. 1909 Tottenham Outrage Robbery @ Tottenham High Road, London
32. The Spaghetti House Siege @ 77 Knightsbridge, Knightsbridge
33. Sweeney Todd was born here @ 85 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London
34. Ripper's First Victim @ Durward Street, Whitechapel
35. The Goat @ 3a Kensington High Street
36. The London Cage, WW2 torture @ 7 Kensington Palace Gardens
37. Adam Ant's Last Stand @ 22 Chalcot Road, London
38. The Star Tavern @ 6 Belgrave Mews West
39. Foreign Anarchist Club @ 6 Windmill Street, Tottenham Court Road
40. Hackney Mafia Shoe Shop @ 5 Hackney Road, Bethnal Green, London
41. The Highbury Barn @ Highbury Hill, London
42. The Oliver Twist @ 90 Church Road, Leyton, London
43. JG Ballard's Millenium People @ Chelsea Marina Harbour, Fulham, London
44. Spring Heeled Jacks 1st Victim @ 1 Tredegar Road, Tower Hamlets, London
45. The Blind Beggar @ 337 Whitechapel Road
46. Did Jack the Ripper live here? @ 3 Sion Square, Whitechapel, London
47. Spend a Night as a Kray @ 28 Bow Street
48. Pickles World Cup Find @ St Valery, Beulah Hill, Norwood
49. Broadwater Farm @ Willan Road, Tottenham
50. The Markham Square Siege @ Markham Square, Chelsea
51. The Start of the 2011 Riots @ Ferry Lane, Tottenham
52. John Christies House of Horror @ Near Barton Mews, Ladbroke Grove, London
53. Captain Kidd Public House @ Off Wapping Rose Garden
54. The Devil and the Lady @ Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street
55. Ye Olde Mitre @ 1 Ely Court
56. The Spaniard's Inn @ Spaniards Road, Hampstead
57. The Calthorpe Arms @ 252 Grays Inn Road, City of London
58. Francis Bacon's Drug Bust @ 80 Narrow Street, Limehouse
59. Hanged Ruth Ellis lived here @ 44 Egerton Gardens, Ealing, London
60. The Tower of London @ Tower of London
61. Albion House @ Albion House, New Oxford Street, London
62. The Aubergine Robbery Mystery @ 11 Park Walk, London
63. Home of Russian spy Kim Philby @ 18 Carlyle Square, Chelsea, London
64. House of Reeves @ 120 Church Street, Croydon
65. A barbers with a secret @ 156 Caledonian Road
66. Electric Avenue @ Electric Avenue, Brixton, London
67. The Battle of Waterloo 2 @ 81 Waterloo Road, Waterloo
68. First Whitechapel Murder @ Wentworth Street, Whitechapel
69. A Beatle gets Busted @ 34 Montagu Square, Marylebone
70. The Garrick Arms @ 8 Charing Cross Road, London
71. Vere Street Coterie @ White Swan, Vere Street
72. Green Jackets Bandstand bomb @ Bandstand, Regents Park
73. Notting Hill Race Riots @ Latimer Road, London
74. Banksy's Poundland @ 12-14 High Road, Wood Green
75. The Magdala @ 2a South Hill Park
76. Brockley Jack @ 410 Brockley Road, Brockley
77. Charlie Peace Arrested here @ 2 St John's Park, Blackheath
78. The Zizzi Penis Lop @ 73-75 The Strand, London
79. The Grave Maurice @ 269 Whitechapel High Street, Whitechapel
80. The Green Man @ Putney Heath
81. Created by an Almost-Bard @ 99 Buckingham Palace Road
82. Balcombe Street Siege @ 21 Balcombe St, Marylebone, London
83. Gunpowder Plot was foiled here @ Under House of Lords, Westminster
84. Handbag Gang Strike Again @ New Bond Street
85. Metropolis @ Metropolis, 70 Chiswick High Road, London
86. Sherlock's Speedy Sarnie @ 187 North Gower Street, Camden
87. Brinks Mat Bullion @ 117 Wilton Way
88. King's Bench Debtors Prison @ Borough, Southwark, London
89. The Clockwork Orange Underpass @ Trinity Road, Wandsworth, London
90. Lucan, Cubitt and some Plumbers @ 14 Lower Belgrave Street
91. OAP's Fake Money Press @ Flat 3, 21 Bolton Road, Chiswick
92. A Pub on the Wagon @ 66 Bayswater Road
93. The Clink @ Clink Street, London
94. Death of God's Banker @ Blackfriar's Bridge, London
95. Itsu: Litvinenko Poisoned @ 167 Piccadilly, London
96. John Wilkes' House Riots @ 35 Grosvenor Square
97. The Crown of villainy @ 43 Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London
98. Elephant & Castle Subway @ Elephant & Castle Station
99. Pirates Execution Dock @ Off Wapping High Street, Wapping, London
100. The Jowell's scandal home @ Raveley Street, Kentish Town
101. Ted Terry dealt a Red Card @ Unit 4/Retail Park/Fleming Rd, Chafford Hundred
102. A Park once filled with Vice @ Whetstone Park, Camden
103. The Hand and Shears @ 1 Middle Street
104. The Islington Gibbett @ Holloway Road, Islington
105. Famous Drinkers to die for @ 127 Gloucester Road, Kensington
106. Parking Meter R.I.P. @ Warwick Street, Westminster
107. Shot Prime Minister born here @ Audley Square, Westminster, London
108. Oliver Cromwell's resting place @ 72 High Holborn, Holborn
109. The 43 @ 43 Gerrard Street, London
110. Wainewright the Poisoner @ 48 Great Marlborough Street, London