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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

20th July 1982 IRA bomb attacks in London

20th July 1982 Bombs planted by Irish Republican Army explode in 2 London parks

20th July 1982 T Macauly and D Vosburghs musical Windy City, premieres in London

20th July 1960 Born today: Katie Rabbet, London England, Prince Andrew's former girlfriend

20th July 1956 Born today: Paul Cook, London, rock drummer (Sex Pistols)

20th July 1944 Pierre Vinot, French ambassador to London/writer, dies

20th July 1935 Born today: Ted Rogers, Kennington London, comedian (Aladdin, Cinderella)

20th July 1930 Born today: Sally Ann Howes, London England, actress (Dead of Night)

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. Another 'Pie & Mash' gem @ 9 Broadway Market
12. London's Smallest Pub, U Decide? @ 43 Linhope Street
13. Harcourt House's Odd Duke @ Harcourt House, Cavendish Square, London
14. Cittie Of Yorke @ 22 High Holborn
15. Bagnigge House @ 61-63 Kings Cross Road
16. Green Pond Road Stadium @ Green Pond Road, Walthamstow
17. The exact centre of London @ St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square
18. Site of Lord Byrons famous duel @ 100 Pall Mall, London
19. The Roman Bath @ 5 Strand Lane, London
20. Wimbledon, Lawn Tennis Club @ Church Road, Wimbledon
21. St John's Churchyard @ Nr Wapping Gardens
22. The Devil and the Lady @ Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street
23. Spiral Escalator @ Holloway Road, Islington
24. The Turkish Baths @ Old Broad Street from Liverpool Street
25. Syon House & Gosford Park @ Syon Park, Brentford, Middlesex
26. The Wernher Collection @ Ranger's House, Chesterfield Walk, Blackheath
27. London's oldest parish church @ West Smithfield, London
28. St John's Gate @ Clerkenwell Road
29. Bob Hope was born here @ 44 Craigton Road, Eltham
30. Wapping Pier Head @ Off Wapping High Street
31. Berezovsky's Stanley House @ Stanley House, Chelsea, London
32. Facts on Selfridges @ 400 Oxford Street
33. Birch's Immortal Shop @ 15 Cornhill, London
34. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
35. How To Measure A Cockney? @ St Mary-Le-Bow, Cheapside
36. Secret Tunnels - 100 feet down @ Craig Court, off Trafalgar Square
37. Once there were Herrings @ 137 Cannon Street
38. History of St Sepulchre Church @ Church of St Sepulchre, London
39. Friday Hill House @ 7 Simmons Lane, Chingford
40. Southwark Cathedral @ London Bridge
41. The Spaniard's Inn @ Spaniards Road, Hampstead
42. The Phoney Houses @ 23-24 Leinster Terrace, Bayswater
43. The 'Portable' Crosby Hall @ Crosby Hall, Cheyne Walk, Chelsea
44. Walnut Tree House @ 500 High Street, Leyton
45. Queen Vic's Hubby Hall @ Kensington Gore
46. Oliver Cromwell's resting place @ 72 High Holborn, Holborn
47. Captain Kidd Public House @ Off Wapping Rose Garden
48. Wanstead Park's Grotto @ Ornamental Waters, Wanstead Park
49. Notre Dame de France @ 5 Leicester Place, Leicester Square
50. Seven Dials (nee Six) @ Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London
51. Dr John Snow's Pump @ Broadwick Street, Soho, London
52. Tower Hill @ Nr Tower Hill Tube Station
53. The Granville Theatre @ Walham Green, Hammersmith & Fulham
54. Fortune Street Park @ Fortune Street, Barbican, London
55. Wapping Station @ Nr Wapping Rose Garden
56. The Monument.... is leaning! @ Near King William Street
57. Shadwell Basin @ Off Glamis Road
58. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
59. Ancient Hunting Cry In London @ Soho
60. Soho...Fruit and Veg...Porn @ Berwick Street
61. Dennis Severs House @ 18 Folgate Street, London
62. King of the Zulu's @ 18 Melbury Road, London
63. A ghostly Bricklayer @ South Black Lion Lane
64. The Ancient House @ Walthamstow Village, London
65. Charterhouse @ Charterhouse Square, Smithfield, London
66. Gunpowder Plot was foiled here @ Under House of Lords, Westminster
67. Westminster Bridge @ Westminster and South Bank
68. Leighton House & Arab Hall @ Leighton House Museum, 12 Holland Park Road
69. Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese @ 145 Fleet St
70. The Painter Of Light @ 21 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden
71. King's Bench Debtors Prison @ Borough, Southwark, London
72. A Pub on the Wagon @ 66 Bayswater Road
73. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
74. The Red Lion @ 23 Crown Passage, Off Pall Mall
75. The London Stone @ Cannon Street, London
76. Top Hat Madness @ Strand
77. St James Church @ Clerkenwell Close
78. Orphaned Boys make a Stand @ 2 Greencoat Place, Victoria
79. A Tunnel & a Workhouse @ 44 Glasshouse Street, Piccadilly
80. Sylvia's Suffragette Shop @ 198 Bow Road, Bow, London
81. A Horse and a Pint @ Knightsbridge Green
82. The PM's Street @ Downing Street
83. St Katherine's Dock Marina @ Off Smithfield
84. Lord Shaftesbury - A.K.A. - Eros @ Piccadilly Circus
85. George Inn @ Borough High Street, Southwark
86. Punch and Judy Birthplace @ St Pauls Portico, Westminster
87. Artist Piet Mondrian's House @ 60 Parkhill Road, Hampstead
88. WWII and Goodge Street @ Tottenham Court Road
89. The BBC...visually gorgeous @ Regent Street
90. Nelson in Somerset @ Somerset House, Strand
91. The Butler's Retreat @ 2 Rangers Road, Chingford
92. A Garden with a Gruesome Past @ West Smithfield Garden
93. St. Pancras New Church @ Euston Road
94. London's Oldest Chippie... @ 47 Endall Street
95. East London's Oldest House @ 2 - 4 Homerton High Street, Hackney
96. Parliament Hill Park, But Why? @ Parliament Hill
97. Sutton House @ Sutton House, Hackney, London
98. Trains, Films and Lara @ Lincoln's Inn Fields, off Holborn
99. The Gatehouse @ 1 North Road
100. Big Ben.... @ Westminster
101. The Maya's home from home @ 94 Wandsworth Bridge Road
102. Grand Seraglio... What? @ Covent Garden
103. Charles I's Intercepted Letter @ 285 High Holborn, London
104. Ardizzone's home of Inspiration @ 130 Elgin Avenue, Westminster
105. The Great Fire of London @ Pudding Lane
106. Five Fields becomes One @ Belgrave Square
107. Edward III's Queen's Park @ Hainault Forest
108. A barbers with a secret @ 156 Caledonian Road
109. The Pool Of London @ London Bridge to Tower Bridge
110. Little Welsh Chapel.... @ Eastcastle Street