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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

16th July 1993 S van Ruysdael's Winter Landscape sold for 705,500 in London

16th July 1985 Bill to abolish Greater London Council receives royal assent

16th July 1939 Born today: Corin Redgrave, London, actor (Excalibur, Man For All Seasons)

16th July 1924 Conference over German recovery payments begins in London

16th July 1877 Spencer Gore wins the first ever Wimbledon tennis tournament - after 3 days rain delay.go to related location

16th July 1377 The Coronation of Richard II in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

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. Loughton's Iron Age Camp @ Loughton Camp, Loughton, Epping Forest
12. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
13. Top Hat Madness @ Strand
14. King of the Zulu's @ 18 Melbury Road, London
15. Harcourt House's Odd Duke @ Harcourt House, Cavendish Square, London
16. Wapping Old Stairs @ Nr Wapping high Street
17. Birch's Immortal Shop @ 15 Cornhill, London
18. Berezovsky's Stanley House @ Stanley House, Chelsea, London
19. Spiral Escalator @ Holloway Road, Islington
20. Charterhouse @ Charterhouse Square, Smithfield, London
21. The Samuel Gurney Memorial @ Broadway, Stratford, London
22. Dr John Snow's Pump @ Broadwick Street, Soho, London
23. Bromley Hall @ 43 Gillender Street, London
24. The Phoney Houses @ 23-24 Leinster Terrace, Bayswater
25. Dick Whittington lived here. @ College Street
26. Earls Court Big Wheel @ Earl's Court, London
27. John Wilkes' House Riots @ 35 Grosvenor Square
28. The Spaniard's Inn @ Spaniards Road, Hampstead
29. Friday Hill House @ 7 Simmons Lane, Chingford
30. How To Measure A Cockney? @ St Mary-Le-Bow, Cheapside
31. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
32. Bob Hope was born here @ 44 Craigton Road, Eltham
33. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
34. Fortune Street Park @ Fortune Street, Barbican, London
35. St. Pancras New Church @ Euston Road
36. The Painter Of Light @ 21 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden
37. History of St Sepulchre Church @ Church of St Sepulchre, London
38. The Monument.... is leaning! @ Near King William Street
39. Seven Dials (nee Six) @ Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London
40. The Green Man @ Putney Heath
41. Facts on Selfridges @ 400 Oxford Street
42. Notre Dame de France @ 5 Leicester Place, Leicester Square
43. Time to Honour and Respect @ Hyde Park Corner, Nr Park Lane
44. St James Leprosy @ St James' Palace
45. St John's Churchyard @ Nr Wapping Gardens
46. G Nissel & Co - Contact Lenses @ Mornington Terrace, Camden
47. The Devil and the Lady @ Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street
48. A Huguenot Silk Weaver's Home @ 19 Princelet Street, London
49. Wimbledon, Lawn Tennis Club @ Church Road, Wimbledon
50. Mansion Mayor @ Mansion House
51. The 'Portable' Crosby Hall @ Crosby Hall, Cheyne Walk, Chelsea
52. The College of Arms @ Queen Victoria Street, London
53. Captain Kidd Public House @ Off Wapping Rose Garden
54. Ancient Hunting Cry In London @ Soho
55. Secret Tunnels - 100 feet down @ Craig Court, off Trafalgar Square
56. Old Operating Theatre @ 9a St Thomas Street
57. A ghostly Bricklayer @ South Black Lion Lane
58. All about Film in London @ County Hall, Riverside Building
59. The Great Fire of London @ Pudding Lane
60. East London's Oldest House @ 2 - 4 Homerton High Street, Hackney
61. Once a Gun Safe House @ 257 Caledonian Road
62. Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge @ 6 Rangers Road, Chingford, London
63. Legendary Soho Eaterie In Flames @ Chez Victor, 45 Wardour Street
64. Sylvia's Suffragette Shop @ 198 Bow Road, Bow, London
65. Site of Lord Byrons famous duel @ 100 Pall Mall
66. Charles II 's Special Road @ King's Road
67. Green Pond Road Stadium @ Green Pond Road, Walthamstow
68. A Political Inspiration @ 4 St James's Square
69. Batman.....at St Pancras @ King's Cross/St. Pancras Station
70. The Turkish Baths @ Old Broad Street from Liverpool Street
71. Leighton House & Arab Hall @ Leighton House Museum, 12 Holland Park Road
72. Rugby Was Born Here @ St Clement Danes Church, Strand
73. Tower Hill @ Nr Tower Hill Tube Station
74. The Butler's Retreat @ 2 Rangers Road, Chingford
75. London's Smallest Pub, U Decide? @ 43 Linhope Street
76. Another 'Pie & Mash' gem @ 9 Broadway Market
77. Number One, London @ Apsley House
78. Once there were Herrings @ 137 Cannon Street
79. 1st petrol car was built here @ 1 Connaught Road, Walthamstow, London
80. Cleopatra's Needle @ Victoria Embankment, near Golden Jubilee Bridges
81. Shakespeare's Curtain Theatre @ Curtain Road, Shoreditch
82. Soho...Fruit and Veg...Porn @ Berwick Street
83. The Volunteer @ 247 Baker Street
84. Fancy a Brew? @ 40 Southwark Street
85. The Granville Theatre @ Walham Green, Hammersmith & Fulham
86. A Very Long Speech @ House of Commons
87. Ice-cream on the line @ The Strand
88. Trains, Films and Lara @ Lincoln's Inn Fields, off Holborn
89. Merrick of Mile End @ Mile End Road
90. Five Fields becomes One @ Belgrave Square
91. A Garden with a Gruesome Past @ West Smithfield Garden
92. London's First Railway Bookstall @ Euston Station
93. The London Stone @ Cannon Street, London
94. Charles I's Intercepted Letter @ 285 High Holborn, London
95. A Spy called The White Rabbit @ Queen Court, Guildford Street, Camden
96. Leadenhall Market @ 48-51 Leadenhall Market
97. Kingsway Tunnels - 110 feet down @ Chancery Lane & Kingsway...
98. Exchange Alley @ Bank, London
99. Sutton House @ Sutton House, Hackney, London
100. The Royal Exchange @ Cornhill, London
101. A Famous Artistic Church @ Battersea Church Road, Battersea
102. The George and Vulture @ 3 Castle Court, London
103. Linley Sambourne House @ 18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London
104. St Katherine's Dock Marina @ Off Smithfield
105. Topham Beauclerk's house @ Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London
106. The World's First Tube Line @ Off Faringdon Road
107. The Amazing Sides to Brent @ 95 High Road
108. A Pub on the Wagon @ 66 Bayswater Road
109. The Roman Bath @ 5 Strand Lane, London
110. Ophelia's River @ off Church Road