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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 Death-related places to visit in London.



Not many of us are immortal, so one day we will all go to meet our maker. Here's our selection of infamous mortal coil shuffles in our capital. There are some real crackers.

TOP 10 DEATH RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE DEATH SIGHTS:

11. London's Gladiator Colosseum @ Guildhall Yard, Off Gresham Street, London
12. Keith Moon died here @ Flat 9, 12 Curzon Place, Mayfair, London
13. Walthamstow's Plague Pits @ Vinegar Alley, Walthamstow
14. Billy Fury lived here @ 1 Cavendish Avenue, St Johns Wood, London
15. Captain Kidd Hung Here @ Tilbury Point, Essex
16. Charing Cross Trunk Murder @ Charing Cross Station, The Strand, London
17. New York Doll Murcia died here @ Brompton Lodge, Cromwell Road, Kensington, Londo
18. Albion Disaster Memorial @ East London Cemetary
19. The Ship Tavern @ 12 Gate Street, London
20. Last Suicide Crossroads Burial @ Grosvenor Place
21. World's First Car Death @ Crystal Palace Grounds
22. The Viaduct Tavern @ 126 Newgate Street, London
23. Newgate Execution Scaffold @ Old Bailey, London
24. Hazlitt's Hotel @ 6 Frith Street, Soho, London
25. Manson and the Talgarth Hotel @ 1--7 Talgarth Road, West Kensington, London
26. Murder by Fly Paper @ 63 Tollington Park, Finsbury Park
27. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
28. WW2 bravery pilot crashed here @ Douglas Eyre Sports Ground, Coppermill Lane, Wal
29. Dorchester Hotel & Prince Philip @ The Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane, London
30. The murder of Sir Edmund Godfrey @ Bottom of Primrose Hill, London
31. A Comic Legends resting place @ Kew Meadow Path, Richmond
32. Tower Hill @ Nr Tower Hill Tube Station
33. Alexander McQueen's Flat @ Flat 1, 7 Green Street, Mayfair, London
34. Tragic Pair shot by police @ 3 Queen Caroline Street, Hammersmith
35. The infamous Lipski acid murder @ 16 Batty Street, Whitechapel
36. Cursed Workplace? @ 71 Queen Victoria Street, London
37. 1867 Ice Skating Disaster @ Regent's Park Boating Lake, London
38. Florence Nightingale's House @ 10 South Street, Mayfair, London
39. Beatles Manager Last Day @ 24 Chapel Street
40. London's Female Gladiator @ 159 Great Dover Street, Southwark
41. Bram Stoker's Heroic Deed @ 27 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
42. Cyclists Please Beware @ King's Road, Fulham
43. David Attenborough's Skull @ 3 Park Road, Richmond
44. Wapping Old Stairs @ Nr Wapping high Street
45. The Field of Forty Footsteps @ Torrington Square, Bloomsbury, London
46. Temple Bar Death Clock @ Fleet Street
47. Stephen Lawrence Memorial @ Well Hall Road, Eltham
48. The Tower of London @ Tower of London
49. Voisin Murdered Mme Gerard @ 101 Charlotte Street, London
50. Curse of Tutankhamun @ 19 Collingham Gardens, Kensington
51. Skull & Bones Graveyard @ Redcross Way, Southwark
52. The Great Fire of London @ Pudding Lane
53. Silk cutters hanged here @ Salmon and Ball, 502 Bethnal Green Rd, London
54. The Markham Square Siege @ Markham Square, Chelsea
55. Kaspar the Cat fights Evil @ Savoy Hotel, The Strand
56. Writers Poison Umbrella Stabbing @ Waterloo Bridge, London
57. Site of huge gunpowder explosion @ 43 Great Tower Street, London
58. The Islington Gibbett @ Holloway Road, Islington
59. Solicitor's Armed Siege @ 46 Markham Square, Chelsea, London
60. Livingstone I Presume? @ 1 Savile Row
61. Graham Bond - celebrity jumper @ Piccadilly Line, Finsbury Park Station, London
62. All Hallows Church @ Byward Street, London
63. Royal Mint Black Death Cemetery @ East Smithfield, London
64. Eccentric Dentist's Show @ 56 Mount Street, London
65. Lily among the weeds @ Vauxhall Bridge Road, Pimlico
66. Charles Bravo Murder @ The Priory, 225 Bedford Hill, Balham, London.
67. Benjamin Disraeli died here @ 19 Curzon Street, London
68. Crews Hill Golf Course @ Cattlegate Road, Crews Hill, Enfield
69. Screaming Lord Sutch lived here @ Parkfield Road, South Harrow
70. Grims Dyke @ Old Redding, Harrow Weald, Middlesex
71. The Princess Alice Disaster @ Galleon's Reach, Plumstead
72. Death of Jean Charles de Menezes @ Stockwell Station, Stockwell
73. The Middlesex Hospital @ Mortimer Street, Soho
74. The King of Quacks @ 84 Harley Street
75. The Start of the 2011 Riots @ Ferry Lane, Tottenham
76. Amy Winehouse's Flat @ 30 Camden Square, Camden
77. Brian Jones' mystery death @ Cotchford Farm
78. Edward Leeson died here @ PC World, Ruislip Road, Ruislip
79. William Bligh died here @ 25 Bond Street, Mayfair
80. Pitt's Immortal Last Words @ 120 Baker Street, London
81. Arthur Kavanagh lived here @ 19 Tedworth Square, Chelsea
82. Dr James Barry's Secret @ 14 Margaret Street
83. Author Laurence Sterne died here @ 41 Old Bond Street