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The London Riots Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

17th August 2000 St James Palace announce that Prince William passed his A Levels and gained a place at University.

17th August 1990 Actress Rachel Hurd-Wood was born in Streatham, London.

17th August 1968 Actress Helen McCrory was born in Paddington, London.

17th August 1798 Pathologist Thomas Hodgkin was born in Streatham, 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. The Camden Markets @ Camden Lock Place
12. WT Stead lived here @ 5 Smith Square, Westminster, London
13. Bomb Plotters Flat @ 386A Forest Road, Walthamstow
14. The Chinese Bridge and Pagoda @ St James Park
15. Home of Titanic's Duff-Gordons @ 22 Lennox Gardens, Knighsbridge, London
16. London's 9/11 Memorial @ Grosvenor Square, London
17. 21/7 Bomb Factory @ 58 Curtis House, Ladderswood Way, New Southgate,
18. Vincent C. Richmond lived here @ 24 Silverdale Road, Highams Park
19. Edgware Gas Explosion @ Highview Gardens, Edgware, London
20. Dr Johnson's Dictionary House @ 17 Gough Square, London
21. Houses Collapsed into Hole @ Ridley Road, Bromley
22. The Battles of Brentford @ Syon Park, Brentford, Middlesex
23. Holland House @ Holland Park, Holland Walk, Kensington
24. Blow Up Bridge @ Macclesfield Bridge, Regents Park, London
25. The Silvertown Explosion @ North Woolwich Road, London
26. Green Jackets Bandstand bomb @ Bandstand, Regents Park
27. All Hallows Church @ Byward Street, London
28. Thames Flood Barrier @ Unity Way, Woolwich
29. First Bomb of World War 1 @ 31 Nevill Road, Hackney, London
30. The Piccadilly Tornado @ 12 Sherwood Street, Piccadilly, London
31. Exchange Alley @ Bank, London
32. Scene of Great Tooley St Fire @ Cottons Wharf, Southwark, London
33. The Piccadilly Hotel's Tornado @ 12 Sherwood Street, Piccadilly, London
34. Turner and Rushgrove House @ Rushgrove Street, Woolwich
35. The Princess Alice Disaster @ Galleon's Reach, Plumstead
36. The atom bomb was born here @ Southampton Row, London
37. St Magnus the Martyr @ Lower Thames Street, London
38. 1867 Ice Skating Disaster @ Regent's Park Boating Lake, London
39. The Cutty Sark @ 2 Greenwich Church Street, Greenwich, London
40. The Gherkin @ 30 St Mary Axe
41. Lepers, Beer, and Thespians @ 268-269 Tottenham Court Road
42. Thai Chilli Sauce Terror Cloud @ Thai Cottage, 34 D'arblay Street, Soho, London
43. Site of huge gunpowder explosion @ 43 Great Tower Street, London
44. Sandhurst School @ Minard Road, Catford, London
45. The Apollo Theatre @ Shaftesbury Avenue
46. Spanish Rooms Fire @ 18 Denmark Place, Tottenham Court Road
47. Grenfell Tower @ Station Walk, North Kensington