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The Rolling Stones London Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th March 1947 Businessman Alan Sugar (The Apprentice, Amstrad), was born in Hackney, East London.

24th March 1888 Born today: Jameson Thomas, London England, actor (Farmer's Wife)

24th March 1834 Pioneering textile designer and artist William Morris was born in Walthamstow.go to related location

24th March 1792 Benjamin West (US) becomes president of Royal Academy of London

Top Disaster-related places to visit in London.



Events that caused great destruction or great loss of life don't come around very often. Every now and again someone or something wages a war on the city and it's inhabitants.

TOP 10 DISASTER RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE DISASTER SIGHTS:

11. WT Stead lived here @ 5 Smith Square, Westminster, London
12. The Great Fire of London @ Pudding Lane
13. Earls Court Big Wheel @ Earl's Court, London
14. The atom bomb was born here @ Southampton Row, London
15. Exchange Alley @ Bank, London
16. Home of Titanic's Duff-Gordons @ 22 Lennox Gardens, Knighsbridge, London
17. Sandhurst School @ Minard Road, Catford, London
18. First Bomb of World War 1 @ 31 Nevill Road, Hackney, London
19. The Cutty Sark @ 2 Greenwich Church Street, Greenwich, London
20. Site of huge gunpowder explosion @ 43 Great Tower Street, London
21. The Gherkin @ 30 St Mary Axe
22. London's 9/11 Memorial @ Grosvenor Square, London
23. Green Jackets Bandstand bomb @ Bandstand, Regents Park
24. St Magnus the Martyr @ Lower Thames Street, London
25. Blow Up Bridge @ Macclesfield Bridge, Regents Park, London
26. Holland House @ Holland Park, Holland Walk, Kensington
27. Dr Johnson's Dictionary House @ 17 Gough Square, London
28. Edgware Gas Explosion @ Highview Gardens, Edgware, London
29. Thai Chilli Sauce Terror Cloud @ Thai Cottage, 34 D'arblay Street, Soho, London
30. 1867 Ice Skating Disaster @ Regent's Park Boating Lake, London
31. House of Reeves @ 120 Church Street, Croydon
32. Thames Flood Barrier @ Unity Way, Woolwich
33. Houses Collapsed into Hole @ Ridley Road, Bromley
34. The Piccadilly Hotel's Tornado @ 12 Sherwood Street, Piccadilly, London
35. The SS Montgomery Wreck @ Thames off Sheerness
36. Vincent C. Richmond lived here @ 24 Silverdale Road, Highams Park
37. Scene of Great Tooley St Fire @ Cottons Wharf, Southwark, London
38. Bomb Plotters Flat @ 386A Forest Road, Walthamstow
39. The Princess Alice Disaster @ Galleon's Reach, Plumstead
40. The Chinese Bridge and Pagoda @ St James Park
41. 21/7 Bomb Factory @ 58 Curtis House, Ladderswood Way, New Southgate,
42. The Piccadilly Tornado @ 12 Sherwood Street, Piccadilly, London
43. The Silvertown Explosion @ North Woolwich Road, London
44. The Apollo Theatre @ Shaftesbury Avenue