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The Great London Ghost Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

20th October 2003 Singer Amy Winehouses's debut album Frank released.

20th October 1968 Comedian Bud Flanagan died in Kingston, London, aged 72.go to related location

20th October 1953 Actor Sir John Gielgud was arrested for cruising in a public lavatory.

20th October 1904 Born today: Anna Neagle, London Engld, actress (London Melody, Nurse Edith Cavell)

20th October 1862 Murderer Catherine Wilson hanged at Newgate Gaol, the last woman hanged in public in Britain.go to related location

20th October 1822 1st edition of London Sunday Times

20th October 1714 The Coronation of George I in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

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. Albion Disaster Memorial @ East London Cemetary
12. Earls Court Big Wheel @ Earl's Court, London
13. The Great Fire of London @ Pudding Lane
14. WT Stead lived here @ 5 Smith Square, Westminster, London
15. Lepers, Beer, and Thespians @ 268-269 Tottenham Court Road
16. Houses Collapsed into Hole @ Ridley Road, Bromley
17. The atom bomb was born here @ Southampton Row, London
18. The Battles of Brentford @ Syon Park, Brentford, Middlesex
19. Exchange Alley @ Bank, London
20. The Princess Alice Disaster @ Galleon's Reach, Plumstead
21. St Magnus the Martyr @ Lower Thames Street, London
22. Dr Johnson's Dictionary House @ 17 Gough Square, London
23. Scene of Great Tooley St Fire @ Cottons Wharf, Southwark, London
24. All Hallows Church @ Byward Street, London
25. The Silvertown Explosion @ North Woolwich Road, London
26. Edgware Gas Explosion @ Highview Gardens, Edgware, London
27. Thames Flood Barrier @ Unity Way, Woolwich
28. The SS Montgomery Wreck @ Thames off Sheerness
29. Sandhurst School @ Minard Road, Catford, London
30. Thai Chilli Sauce Terror Cloud @ Thai Cottage, 34 D'arblay Street, Soho, London
31. London's 9/11 Memorial @ Grosvenor Square, London
32. 21/7 Bomb Factory @ 58 Curtis House, Ladderswood Way, New Southgate,
33. Blow Up Bridge @ Macclesfield Bridge, Regents Park, London
34. Site of huge gunpowder explosion @ 43 Great Tower Street, London
35. House of Reeves @ 120 Church Street, Croydon
36. The Piccadilly Hotel's Tornado @ 12 Sherwood Street, Piccadilly, London
37. Spanish Rooms Fire @ 18 Denmark Place, Tottenham Court Road
38. Bomb Plotters Flat @ 386A Forest Road, Walthamstow
39. Home of Titanic's Duff-Gordons @ 22 Lennox Gardens, Knighsbridge, London
40. The Piccadilly Tornado @ 12 Sherwood Street, Piccadilly, London
41. The Apollo Theatre @ Shaftesbury Avenue
42. Turner and Rushgrove House @ Rushgrove Street, Woolwich
43. Grenfell Tower @ Station Walk, North Kensington
44. Vincent C. Richmond lived here @ 24 Silverdale Road, Highams Park
45. Holland House @ Holland Park, Holland Walk, Kensington
46. Zimbabwe House: Falling Penis @ Zimbabwe House, 429 Strand,
47. The Camden Markets @ Camden Lock Place