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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

21st May 1977 Punk rockers The Clash play the Rainbow Theatre, causing carnage as fans rip out 200 seats.go to related location

21st May 1973 Comedian Noel Fielding, Mighty Boosh, born in Westminster.

21st May 1966 Heavyweight Cassius Clay KOs Henry Cooper in London

21st May 1950 Born today: Roger Hodgson, London, rocker (Supertramp)

21st May 1920 Born today: Anthony Steel, London, actor (Malta Story, Wooden Horse)

21st May 1471 King Edward IV enters London and claims the throne.

Top Historical-related places to visit in London.



Some of the great stories and places from historic London.

TOP 10 HISTORICAL RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE HISTORICAL SIGHTS:

11. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
12. Charlton House: Lusty Ghost @ Charlton Road, Charlton, London
13. Wapping Old Stairs @ Nr Wapping high Street
14. Harcourt House's Odd Duke @ Harcourt House, Cavendish Square, London
15. Another 'Pie & Mash' gem @ 9 Broadway Market
16. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
17. John Wilkes' House Riots @ 35 Grosvenor Square
18. King of the Zulu's @ 18 Melbury Road, London
19. Site of Lord Byrons famous duel @ 100 Pall Mall
20. Rules Restaurant, Londons oldest @ 35 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden
21. A Very Long Speech @ House of Commons
22. Loughton's Iron Age Camp @ Loughton Camp, Loughton, Epping Forest
23. Syon House & Gosford Park @ Syon Park, Brentford, Middlesex
24. Charterhouse @ Charterhouse Square, Smithfield, London
25. The First Coffee Shop in London @ St Michaels Alley, Cornhill, Bank
26. A barbers with a secret @ 156 Caledonian Road
27. Merrick of Mile End @ Mile End Road
28. A Political Inspiration @ 4 St James's Square
29. Secret Tunnels - 100 feet down @ Craig Court, off Trafalgar Square
30. The Phoney Houses @ 23-24 Leinster Terrace, Bayswater
31. Cittie Of Yorke @ 22 High Holborn
32. The College of Arms @ Queen Victoria Street, London
33. Green Pond Road Stadium @ Green Pond Road, Walthamstow
34. Facts on Selfridges @ 400 Oxford Street
35. G Nissel & Co - Contact Lenses @ Mornington Terrace, Camden
36. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
37. Soho...Fruit and Veg...Porn @ Berwick Street
38. A very Special Building @ 233 High Holborn
39. Gunpowder Plot was foiled here @ Under House of Lords, Westminster
40. The Water Rats @ 328 Grays Inn Road, London
41. How To Measure A Cockney? @ St Mary-Le-Bow, Cheapside
42. Dick Whittington lived here. @ College Street
43. The Pool Of London @ London Bridge to Tower Bridge
44. Non-Roman Bath @ 5 Strand Lane, London
45. The Old Bedford @ 123-133 Camden High Street, Camden
46. The Albert @ 52 Victoria Street
47. Bob Hope was born here @ 44 Craigton Road, Eltham
48. London's Oldest Terraced Houses @ 52-55 Newington Green
49. St James Church @ Clerkenwell Close
50. Tower Hill @ Nr Tower Hill Tube Station
51. The Lady Well Spring @ 148 Ladywell Road, Ladywell, Lewisham
52. Rugby Was Born Here @ St Clement Danes Church, Strand
53. Parliament Hill Park, But Why? @ Parliament Hill
54. Once there were Herrings @ 137 Cannon Street
55. The French House @ 49 Dean Street, Soho
56. A Spy called The White Rabbit @ Queen Court, Guildford Street, Camden
57. The Roman Bath @ 5 Strand Lane, London
58. Earls Court Big Wheel @ Earl's Court, London
59. Wapping Station @ Nr Wapping Rose Garden
60. The Granville Theatre @ Walham Green, Hammersmith & Fulham
61. Tyburn Convent @ 8 Hyde Park Place
62. Fortune Street Park @ Fortune Street, Barbican, London
63. The Turkish Baths @ Old Broad Street from Liverpool Street
64. The Walthamstow Windmill @ Oak Hill Gardens, Walthamstow
65. The John Snow @ 39 Broadwick Street
66. St John's Gate @ Clerkenwell Road
67. Old Operating Theatre @ 9a St Thomas Street
68. History of St Sepulchre Church @ Church of St Sepulchre, London
69. Batman.....at St Pancras @ King's Cross/St. Pancras Station
70. The Red Lion @ 23 Crown Passage, Off Pall Mall
71. Captain Kidd Public House @ Off Wapping Rose Garden
72. Poet's Corner @ Westminster Abbey
73. The Wernher Collection @ Ranger's House, Chesterfield Walk, Blackheath
74. The Painted Hall @ Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich
75. Wanstead Park's Grotto @ Ornamental Waters, Wanstead Park
76. Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge @ 6 Rangers Road, Chingford, London
77. Legendary Soho Eaterie In Flames @ Chez Victor, 45 Wardour Street
78. The Samuel Gurney Memorial @ Broadway, Stratford, London
79. The Butler's Retreat @ 2 Rangers Road, Chingford
80. Friday Hill House @ 7 Simmons Lane, Chingford
81. The Regent Street Cinema @ 309 Regent Street
82. A more level-headed Nephew @ 26 Priory Gardens, Highgate
83. Headstone Manor @ Pinner View, Middlesex
84. A Horse and a Pint @ Knightsbridge Green
85. The Green Man @ Putney Heath
86. A well-built Lion @ 1 Waverton Street
87. Grub Street @ Milton Street, London
88. The Spaniard's Inn @ Spaniards Road, Hampstead
89. The Monument.... is leaning! @ Near King William Street
90. Bagnigge House @ 61-63 Kings Cross Road
91. Seven Dials (nee Six) @ Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London
92. Dr John Snow's Pump @ Broadwick Street, Soho, London
93. All about Film in London @ County Hall, Riverside Building
94. Punch and Judy Birthplace @ St Pauls Portico, Westminster
95. Sir Hugh Myddelton's Statue @ Threadneedle Street
96. 1st petrol car was built here @ 1 Connaught Road, Walthamstow, London
97. The 'Portable' Crosby Hall @ Crosby Hall, Cheyne Walk, Chelsea
98. London's oldest parish church @ West Smithfield, London
99. St James Leprosy @ St James' Palace
100. The Great Fire of London @ Pudding Lane
101. St John's Churchyard @ Nr Wapping Gardens
102. Artist Piet Mondrian's House @ 60 Parkhill Road, Hampstead
103. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
104. A gilded-gold Memorial @ Albert Memorial, Kensington Gardens, Kensington
105. Jack Straw's Castle @ North End Way , London
106. Ardizzone's home of Inspiration @ 130 Elgin Avenue, Westminster
107. Thames Ironworks @ Bow Creek, Canning Town
108. The Estorick Collection @ 39a Canonbury Square, Islington, London
109. Prospect of Whitby @ 57 Wapping Wall
110. A Right Norman @ Westminster Hall