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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

28th May 1959 Johnson and Bart's musical Lock up your daughters, premieres in London

28th May 1908 Born today: Ian Lancaster Fleming, London England, author (James Bond)

28th May 1897 Born today: Henry Kendall, London, actor (Amazing Quest, Shadow, Rich and Strange)

28th May 1858 Dion Boucicault's Foul Play, premieres in London

28th May 1742 1st indoor swimming pool opens (Goodman's Fields, London)

28th May 1728 Celebrated satirical painter William Hogarth successfully sues agent Joshua Morris.

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. History of St Sepulchre Church @ Church of St Sepulchre, London
12. Soho...Fruit and Veg...Porn @ Berwick Street
13. Green Pond Road Stadium @ Green Pond Road, Walthamstow
14. Cittie Of Yorke @ 22 High Holborn
15. Harcourt House's Odd Duke @ Harcourt House, Cavendish Square, London
16. St John's Churchyard @ Nr Wapping Gardens
17. Tyburn Convent @ 8 Hyde Park Place
18. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
19. Earls Court Big Wheel @ Earl's Court, London
20. The Samuel Gurney Memorial @ Broadway, Stratford, London
21. Dr John Snow's Pump @ Broadwick Street, Soho, London
22. Grand Seraglio... What? @ Covent Garden
23. Wapping Old Stairs @ Nr Wapping high Street
24. The Phoney Houses @ 23-24 Leinster Terrace, Bayswater
25. The Turkish Baths @ Old Broad Street from Liverpool Street
26. Bromley Hall @ 43 Gillender Street, London
27. Walnut Tree House @ 500 High Street, Leyton
28. The First Coffee Shop in London @ St Michaels Alley, Cornhill, Bank
29. A House of Laughter @ Glenshaw Mansions, Brixton Road / Mowll Street
30. The Roman Bath @ 5 Strand Lane, London
31. Spiral Escalator @ Holloway Road, Islington
32. Wapping Station @ Nr Wapping Rose Garden
33. Captain Kidd Public House @ Off Wapping Rose Garden
34. Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge @ 6 Rangers Road, Chingford, London
35. Artist James Barry died here @ 36 Castle Street, Oxford Street, London
36. Just add Water @ Albert Embankment
37. London's Smallest Pub, U Decide? @ 43 Linhope Street
38. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
39. Headstone Manor @ Pinner View, Middlesex
40. How To Measure A Cockney? @ St Mary-Le-Bow, Cheapside
41. Charterhouse @ Charterhouse Square, Smithfield, London
42. The Red Lion @ 23 Crown Passage, Off Pall Mall
43. Loughton's Iron Age Camp @ Loughton Camp, Loughton, Epping Forest
44. Fortune Street Park @ Fortune Street, Barbican, London
45. Site of Lord Byrons famous duel @ 100 Pall Mall, London
46. Edward III's Queen's Park @ Hainault Forest
47. The Water Rats @ 328 Grays Inn Road, London
48. The London Stone @ Cannon Street, London
49. The Spaniard's Inn @ Spaniards Road, Hampstead
50. A Garden with a Gruesome Past @ West Smithfield Garden
51. Prospect of Whitby @ 57 Wapping Wall
52. The Wernher Collection @ Ranger's House, Chesterfield Walk, Blackheath
53. Queen Vic's Hubby Hall @ Kensington Gore
54. Poet's Corner @ Westminster Abbey
55. A Very Long Speech @ House of Commons
56. Number One, London @ Apsley House
57. Ardizzone's home of Inspiration @ 130 Elgin Avenue, Westminster
58. Another 'Pie & Mash' gem @ 9 Broadway Market
59. Sutton House @ Sutton House, Hackney, London
60. St James Church @ Clerkenwell Close
61. Throw Your Rubbish Elsewhere @ Burlington Arcade, Piccadilly
62. Art, Alcohol and a Lost Great @ Eyre Street Hill
63. A Right Royal Guest List @ Westminster Abbey
64. Birch's Immortal Shop @ 15 Cornhill, London
65. London's oldest parish church @ West Smithfield, London
66. Leadenhall Market @ 48-51 Leadenhall Market
67. Wapping Pier Head @ Off Wapping High Street
68. Five Fields becomes One @ Belgrave Square
69. A Right Norman @ Westminster Hall
70. A barbers with a secret @ 156 Caledonian Road
71. Little Welsh Chapel.... @ Eastcastle Street
72. Once there were Herrings @ 137 Cannon Street
73. Friday Hill House @ 7 Simmons Lane, Chingford
74. Dennis Severs House @ 18 Folgate Street, London
75. Flats on record @ Du Cane Court, Balham
76. The Great Fire of London @ Pudding Lane
77. 1st petrol car was built here @ 1 Connaught Road, Walthamstow, London
78. East London's Oldest House @ 2 - 4 Homerton High Street, Hackney
79. St James Leprosy @ St James' Palace
80. A well-built Lion @ 1 Waverton Street
81. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
82. A View From Beak Street @ Beak Street
83. Facts on Selfridges @ 400 Oxford Street
84. Barmy Balmes House @ Downham Road, Hackney, London
85. Highgate Hill's Memorial Story @ Highgate Hill
86. A.C. Doyle The Eye Specialist @ 2 Devonshire Place
87. The Pool Of London @ London Bridge to Tower Bridge
88. Bob Hope was born here @ 44 Craigton Road, Eltham
89. Two Bridges in One @ Grosvenor Bridge
90. The Dove @ 19 Upper Mall, Hammersmith
91. Rules Restaurant, Londons oldest @ 35 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden
92. A Tunnel & a Workhouse @ 44 Glasshouse Street, Piccadilly
93. Charles II 's Special Road @ King's Road
94. Food, Drink and Exercise @ 217 Uxbridge Road
95. Shakespeare's Curtain Theatre @ Curtain Road, Shoreditch
96. The Salisbury @ 90 St. Martins Lane
97. Rugby Was Born Here @ St Clement Danes Church, Strand
98. A Pint and a Perm @ 38 Maddox Street
99. The Maya's home from home @ 94 Wandsworth Bridge Road
100. Punch and Judy Birthplace @ St Pauls Portico, Westminster
101. Sylvia's Suffragette Shop @ 198 Bow Road, Bow, London
102. A unique Victorian Townhouse @ 18 Stafford Terrace
103. King's Bench Debtors Prison @ Borough, Southwark, London
104. Lenin's London Newspaper @ 37a Clerkenwell Green
105. Notre Dame de France @ 5 Leicester Place, Leicester Square
106. The Ealing Club @ 42A The Broadway, Ealing
107. Cleopatra's Needle @ Victoria Embankment, near Golden Jubilee Bridges
108. Exchange Alley @ Bank, London
109. St Katherine's Dock Marina @ Off Smithfield
110. Gunpowder Plot was foiled here @ Under House of Lords, Westminster