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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 Literary-related places to visit in London.



It's a magnet is London, always has been, it's always been the centre of the publishing world and London is awash with places that Dicken's lived, Shakespeare played, and many authors were inspired.

TOP 10 LITERARY RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE LITERARY SIGHTS:

11. The Edgar Wallace @ 40 Essex Street, London
12. Irish poet WB Yeats Lived here @ 5 Woburn Walk, Bloomsbury, London
13. Ernest Dowson Died Here @ 159 Sangley Road, Catford
14. Bleeding Heart Yard @ Bleeding Heart Yard, Hatton Garden, London
15. The Fitzroy Tavern @ 16 Charlotte Strreet
16. Willie Rushton was born here @ Cromwell Road, Earl's Court
17. Vampire author lived here @ 38 Great Pulteney Street, London
18. The Turks Head Literary Club @ 9 Gerrard Street, Soho, London
19. PG Wodehouse lived here @ 17 Dunraven Street, Mayfair, London
20. Whistler's House @ 96 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
21. HG Wells+Peter Cook lived here @ 17 Church Row, Hampstead, London
22. Oscar Wilde Statue @ Charing Cross, London
23. Anthony Hopkins Odd Coincidence @ Leicester Square Tube station, London
24. Berry Bros & Rudd Ltd @ 3 St. James's Street, Lambeth
25. The Soho Mural @ Noel Street, London
26. Home of Noel Coward @ 17 Gerald Road, Belgravia, London
27. Canonbury Towers @ Canonbury Place, Islington
28. Shakespeare's Ireland Yard @ Ireland Yard, Blackfriars, London
29. Orwell's Booklovers Corner @ 1 South End Road, Hampstead, London
30. Princess Diana's Playground @ Near Black Line Gate, Serpentine, Kensington, Lo
31. Karl Marx Resting Place @ Highgate Cemetery, Highgate, London
32. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
33. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
34. JG Ballard's Millenium People @ Chelsea Marina Harbour, Fulham, London
35. Jacobs Island & Oliver Twist @ off Jacob Street
36. AA Milne lived here @ 13 Mallord Street, Chelsea
37. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
38. William S Burroughs lived here @ 8 Duke Street, London
39. Clapham Junction & Oscar Wilde @ St John's Hill, Clapham
40. Saffron Hill @ Saffron Hill, Farringdon
41. WT Stead lived here @ 5 Smith Square, Westminster, London
42. Canada Water Super-Library @ 21 Surrey Quays Road, Rotherhithe
43. Pepys's Ghost @ 12 Buckingham Street, Westminster, London
44. Beatrix Potters Peter Rabbit @ Brompton Cemetery, Brompton, London
45. Once home to Mr Stamp @ Canal Road, Bow
46. JM Barrie and Peter Pan @ 100 Bayswater Road, London
47. Bram Stoker's first London home @ 7 Southampton Street, Bloomsbury, London
48. The Horn and Centre Page @ 29-33 Knightrider Street, St Pauls
49. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
50. The House by the Thames @ 49 Bankside, Cardinal's Wharf, Southwark, London
51. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
52. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, London
53. Chaucers Canterbury Tales Origin @ Talbot Yard, Southwark, London
54. Keats House @ Keats Grove, Hampstead, London
55. Simpsons: Home of Chess @ 100 Strand, London
56. Author Mary Shelley lived here @ 24 Chester Square, Belgravia
57. Dylan Thomas' House of Horror @ 54 Delancey Street, Camden
58. John Harvards Tavern @ 103 Borough High Street, Southwark, London
59. Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese @ 145 Fleet St
60. Samuel Coleridge Died Here @ 3 The Grove, Highgate, London
61. The Old Curiosity Shop @ 13-14 Portsmouth Street, London
62. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
63. Birthplace of the Pre-Raphaelite @ Cavendish College
64. The Boot @ 116 Cromer St, London
65. The Dog and Duck @ Frith Street, Soho, London
66. Temple Church @ Temple, London
67. The Man who knew everything @ 48 Welbeck Street, Westminster
68. Senate House @ Senate House, Malet Street, London
69. Where Boswell met Johnson @ 8 Russell Street, Covent Garden
70. Gordons... Wine Specialist @ 47 Villiers Street
71. Shakespeare, The Lodger @ Monkswell Street, London Wall, London
72. George Orwell taught here @ The Fountain House Hotel, 116-118 Church Road, H
73. Verde & Company @ 40 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields
74. History of Golden Square @ Golden Square, London
75. St George the Martyr and Dickens @ Borough High Street, Southwark, London
76. William Morris's Furniture @ 17 Red Lion Square, Bloomsbury, London
77. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
78. The Riceyman Steps @ To Granville Place, London
79. Home of poet Robert Browning @ 19 Warwick Crescent, Paddington, London
80. The Hogwart Express @ Platform 9, King's Cross Station
81. John Ruskin born here @ 54 Hunter Street, Holborn
82. Lord Byron & 1st ever plaque @ 16 Holles Street, London
83. Chopin's Last Performance @ 4 St James' Place, Piccadilly, London
84. Goddess Mrs Beeton lived here @ 2 Chandos Villas, Harrow, Middlesex
85. Peter Cook's Baby Lives On @ 6 Carlisle Street
86. James Bond's House @ Royal Avenue, Chelsea
87. Will's Coffee House @ 39 Bow Street, Covent Garden
88. News International HQ @ Thomas More Square, Pennington Street, Wapping
89. The First ever London Theatre @ 86-88 Curtain Road
90. Grub Street @ Milton Street, London
91. Goldsmith and Blackstone @ 2 Brick Court, Temple, London
92. Dickens 1st Love lived here @ 1 Lombard Street, London
93. Sherlock Holmes was Written Here @ 10-11 Northumberland Street
94. Edgar Allen Poe lived here @ 172 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney
95. The French House @ 49 Dean Street, Soho
96. An Art & Print Treasure @ Bride Lane, Fleet Street
97. Enid Blyton was born here @ 354 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London
98. The Grapes @ 76 Narrow Street, Limehouse, London
99. Charles Dickens Childhood Home @ 16 Bayham Street
100. Rights of Man written here @ The Old Red Lion, Islington, London
101. HG Wells was born here @ Atlas House, 46 High Street, Bromley
102. Jane Austen lived here @ 10 Henrietta Street, Westminster, London
103. 142 The Strand @ 142 The Strand, London
104. Royalty House & Theatre @ 72-74 Dean Street, Soho, London
105. 101 Dalmations author lived here @ 19 Dorset Square, Marylebone
106. The Pillars of Hercules @ 7 Greek St, London
107. Lawrence of Arabia's Land @ Pole Hill, Chingford
108. Wynkyn de Worde, Fleet St Father @ Stationer's Hall, St Brides, London
109. The Wind in Holland Park @ 16 Phillimore Place, Holland Park
110. James Joyce lived here @ 28b Campden Grove, Kensington, London