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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

30th April 1980 Ronald Harwood's Dresser, premieres in London

30th April 1980 Terrorists seize Iranian Embassy in London

30th April 1943 Noel Coward's This Happy Breed, premieres in London

30th April 1763 London Journalist John Wilkes confined in the Tower

30th April 1695 William Congreve's Love for Love, premieres in London

30th April 1290 Joan of Acre, daughter of King Edward I was married to the 7th Earl of Gloucester in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

Top Pioneer-related places to visit in London.



The celebration of a pioneer, those who yearned for discovery, and those who remain an inspiration.

TOP 10 PIONEER RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

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11. Ernest Shackleton lived here @ Aberdeen House, 12 Westwood Hill, Sydenham, Lond
12. Mendelssohn Composed Here @ 168 Denmark Hill, Camberwell
13. Robert Falcon Scott lived here @ 56 Oakley Street, Chelsea, London
14. Sir Learie lived here @ 101 Lexham Gardens, Earls Court
15. London's First Bridge @ River Thames, Vauxhall
16. The World's First Ever Cashpoint @ 20 The Town, Enfield
17. Robert Cocking's Fall to Earth @ St Margaret's Church, Lee Terrace, Lewisham
18. Lloyds Law Courts Pedal Power @ 222 Strand, London
19. Spratt's Dog Food Factory @ Morris Road, Poplar
20. Piers Morgan's Pub @ 86 Earls Court Rd, Kensington
21. Tompion and Graham Clockmakers @ 69 Fleet Street, London
22. Jigsaws were invented here @ Russell Street, Covent Garden, London
23. Concorde man born here. @ 499 Hale End Road, Highams Park, London
24. Weston's Music Hall @ 242-5 High Holborn
25. Thomas Crapper Flush House @ 12 Thornsett Road, Bromley, London
26. Curse of Tutankhamun @ 19 Collingham Gardens, Kensington
27. The Man who knew everything @ 48 Welbeck Street, Westminster
28. The Harvard Chapel @ North Transept, Southwark Cathedral, London
29. Wynkyn de Worde, Fleet St Father @ Stationer's Hall, St Brides, London
30. Joseph-Rene Bellot's Obelisk @ Riverside Walk, Greenwich, London
31. Stuntman Blondins Niagara Villa @ Northfield Avenue, Northfields, London
32. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
33. Richard Branson born here @ Stonefield Nursing Home, 904 Sidcup Road, London
34. St Mary's Hospital @ Praed Street, Paddington
35. William Tierney Clark lived here @ 7 Hammersmith Terrace, Hammersmith
36. Freemans Started Here @ 131-143 Clapham Road, Clapham
37. St Margarets and Captain Cook @ Abbey Road, Barking
38. First Plastic Invented Here @ Berkshire Road, Hackney Wick, London
39. A Spy called The White Rabbit @ Queen Court, Guildford Street, Camden
40. The First Human Cannonball @ The Royal Aquarium, Tothill Street, Westminster
41. Sopwith Camel maker lived here @ 46 Green Street, Mayfair
42. Inventor of Holograms lived here @ 79 Queens Gate, Kensington, London
43. Dick Whittington lived here. @ College Street
44. Explorer Stuart lived here @ 9 Campden Hill Square, London
45. Thomas B Macaulay lived here @ 50 Great Ormond Street, London
46. Coldplay Ancestor's Summer Time @ The Cedars, Camden Park Road, Chislehurst, Broml
47. Virginia Woolf born here @ 22 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington
48. Livingstone I Presume? @ 1 Savile Row
49. It's For You-Who @ Burlington House, Piccadilly
50. Sam the Cat @ Queen Anne Square
51. The King of Scouting Lived here @ 9 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington
52. Mr Morse and his special Code @ 141 Cleveland Street, Fitzrovia
53. St Barnabas Preaching Riots @ St Barnabas Street, Pimlico
54. Francis Galton Lived Here @ 42 Rutland Gate, Knightsbridge
55. The First Great Magician? @ Flat 1 Ornan Court, Ornan Road, Belsize Park
56. Motoring pioneer lived here @ 16 Stafford Place
57. Hartley's Fireproof Obelisk @ Putney Heath, London
58. Joseph Priestley lived here @ 113 Lower Clapton Road, Hackney
59. Fleming Museum & Penicillin @ St Mary's Hospital, Praed Street, London
60. London's First Traffic Island @ St James Street, Piccadilly, London
61. First Aborigine in Europe @ St John's Churchyard, Eltham
62. UK's 1st Ten Pin Bowling Alley @ 158 Clapton Common, Stamford Hill
63. A Churchill Residence @ 12 Bolton Street, Piccadilly
64. Home of the Speaking Clock @ Flowers Close, Brook Road, Dollis Hill
65. The Assassination of Mr Thynne @ Pall Mall, London
66. Oliver Twist's Literary Home @ 48 Doughty Street, off Gray's Inn Road
67. Spend a Penny @ Royal Exchange, London
68. Cartoonist Phil May lived here @ 20 Holland Park Road
69. The Aeronaut of Holloway @ Highgate Cemetary East, Swain's Lane
70. Londons 1st Fish and Chip shop @ 78/80 Cleveland Way, Bethnal Green
71. The 1st one way Street @ Albermarle Street
72. Parachute Pioneer lived here @ Goldings, Clays Lane, Loughton
73. Doctor Barnardo @ 58 Solent House, Ben Jonson Road, Stepney
74. First Lady of Fleet Street @ 7 Chesterfield Gardens, Mayfair
75. Artist William Etty lived here @ 14 Villiers Street, Charing Cross
76. Andrex 2-ply invented here @ Paper Mill Place, St Andrews Road, Walthamstow
77. Howard Carter's Birthplace @ Richmond Mansions, 252 Old Brompton Road
78. 1st Motorcycle Engine made here @ 1a Lansdowne Road, Tottenham
79. Captain James Cook @ 88 Mile End Road, Mile End
80. Former St Mary's School @ Comunity Center, Walthamstow Village
81. The Scott Family Lodgings @ 80 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London
82. The Savoy Theatre @ Savoy Street, Westminster
83. Percy Lambert: Fastest Man @ Brompton Cemetary, Brompton, Kensington
84. Nelson Mandela statue @ Parliament Square, Westminster
85. Microphone Inventor lived Here @ 94 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia
86. Stockwell Bus Garage @ Lansdowne Road, Stockwell
87. The Goring @ Beeston Place, Kensington
88. Time was created here @ 119 High Holborn
89. A Blue Plaque for a Car Legend @ 14/15 Conduit Street, Mayfair
90. Joseph Banks lived here @ 32 Soho Square, London
91. George Bernard Shaw lived here @ 29 Fitzroy Square
92. The Freud's Lived Here @ Freud Museum, 20 Maresfield Gardens
93. Home to an Adventurer @ 56 Oakley Street
94. Gestetner's Former Home @ 124 Highbury New Park, Highbury