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The Beatles take London
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

22nd January 1970 1st commercial Boeing 747 flight, NY to London in 6 hours

22nd January 1967 Born today: Olivia d'Abo, London England, actress (Wonder Years, Single Guy)

22nd January 1946 Punk pioneer Malcolm McLaren was born in Stoke Newington.go to related location

22nd January 1927 The first ever live football radio commentary for Arsenal v Sheff Utd.go to related location

22nd January 1920 England football manager Sir Alf Ramsey was born in Dagenham.go to related location

22nd January 1876 The Royal Aquarium amusement park opened in Westminster.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:

MORE PIONEER SIGHTS:

11. Spratt's Dog Food Factory @ Morris Road, Poplar
12. The 1st one way Street @ Albermarle Street
13. St Barnabas Preaching Riots @ St Barnabas Street, Pimlico
14. Richard Branson born here @ Stonefield Nursing Home, 904 Sidcup Road, London
15. Dick Whittington lived here. @ College Street
16. Sir Richard Burtons Bedouin Tomb @ St Mary Magdalen's RC Church, 61 Worple Way, Mor
17. London's First Traffic Island @ St James Street, Piccadilly, London
18. The Assassination of Mr Thynne @ Pall Mall, London
19. Weston's Music Hall @ 242-5 High Holborn
20. First Birth Control Clinic @ 108 Whitfield Street, Bloomsbury
21. St Margarets and Captain Cook @ Abbey Road, Barking
22. St Mary's Hospital @ Praed Street, Paddington
23. Robert Cocking's Fall to Earth @ St Margaret's Church, Lee Terrace, Lewisham
24. Lloyds Law Courts Pedal Power @ 222 Strand, London
25. A Spy called The White Rabbit @ Queen Court, Guildford Street, Camden
26. First Plastic Invented Here @ Berkshire Road, Hackney Wick, London
27. Concorde man born here. @ 499 Hale End Road, Highams Park, London
28. UK's 1st Ten Pin Bowling Alley @ 158 Clapton Common, Stamford Hill
29. Curse of Tutankhamun @ 19 Collingham Gardens, Kensington
30. William Tierney Clark lived here @ 7 Hammersmith Terrace, Hammersmith
31. Colour Mauve invented here @ 290 Cable Street, London
32. Sir Learie lived here @ 101 Lexham Gardens, Earls Court
33. 1st Motorcycle Engine made here @ 1a Lansdowne Road, Tottenham
34. Thomas Hodgkin lived here @ 35 Bedford Square, Bloomsbury
35. AV Roe's Flying Machine @ 47 West Hill, Wandsworth
36. The Aeronaut of Holloway @ Highgate Cemetary East, Swain's Lane
37. Leyton-lad teaches Emperor @ 93 Trumpington Road, Leytonstone
38. Spend a Penny @ Royal Exchange, London
39. Mary Macarthur lived here @ 42 Woodstock Road, Golders Green
40. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
41. First Aborigine in Europe @ St John's Churchyard, Eltham
42. The Goring @ Beeston Place, Kensington
43. Former St Mary's School @ Comunity Center, Walthamstow Village
44. The First Great Magician? @ Flat 1 Ornan Court, Ornan Road, Belsize Park
45. Joseph Priestley lived here @ 113 Lower Clapton Road, Hackney
46. Parachute Pioneer lived here @ Goldings, Clays Lane, Loughton
47. A Churchill Residence @ 12 Bolton Street, Piccadilly
48. It's For You-Who @ Burlington House, Piccadilly
49. Artist William Etty lived here @ 14 Villiers Street, Charing Cross
50. The Man who knew everything @ 48 Welbeck Street, Westminster
51. Joseph Banks lived here @ 32 Soho Square, London
52. Fleming Museum & Penicillin @ St Mary's Hospital, Praed Street, London
53. Thomas B Macaulay lived here @ 50 Great Ormond Street, London
54. Tompion and Graham Clockmakers @ 69 Fleet Street, London
55. Bouncing Bomb inventor's house @ 241 New Cross Road, New Cross
56. Oliver Twist's Literary Home @ 48 Doughty Street, off Gray's Inn Road
57. Nelson Mandela statue @ Parliament Square, Westminster
58. The discovery of Penicillin @ St Mary's Hospital
59. Blind pioneer Gilbert's house @ 5 Stanhope Place, Hyde Park
60. Mendelssohn Composed Here @ 168 Denmark Hill, Camberwell
61. The Scott Family Lodgings @ 80 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London
62. A Blue Plaque for a Car Legend @ 14/15 Conduit Street, Mayfair
63. The Freud's Lived Here @ Freud Museum, 20 Maresfield Gardens
64. Joseph-Rene Bellot's Obelisk @ Riverside Walk, Greenwich, London
65. The Harvard Chapel @ North Transept, Southwark Cathedral, London
66. London's First Bridge @ River Thames, Vauxhall
67. The King of Scouting Lived here @ 9 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington
68. Virginia Woolf born here @ 22 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington
69. Captain James Cook @ 88 Mile End Road, Mile End
70. Motoring pioneer lived here @ 16 Stafford Place
71. Hartley's Fireproof Obelisk @ Putney Heath, London
72. Eadweard Muybridge lived here @ 30 High Street, Kingston upon Thames
73. Gestetner's Former Home @ 124 Highbury New Park, Highbury
74. Stockwell Bus Garage @ Lansdowne Road, Stockwell
75. Sam the Cat @ Queen Anne Square
76. Howard Carter's Birthplace @ Richmond Mansions, 252 Old Brompton Road
77. First Lady of Fleet Street @ 7 Chesterfield Gardens, Mayfair
78. Robert Falcon Scott lived here @ 56 Oakley Street, Chelsea, London
79. Freemans Started Here @ 131-143 Clapham Road, Clapham
80. Andrex 2-ply invented here @ Paper Mill Place, St Andrews Road, Walthamstow
81. The First Human Cannonball @ The Royal Aquarium, Tothill Street, Westminster
82. The Savoy Theatre @ Savoy Street, Westminster
83. Home of the Speaking Clock @ Flowers Close, Brook Road, Dollis Hill
84. D'Oyly Carte lived here @ 2 Dartmouth Park Road, Kentish Town
85. Sopwith Camel maker lived here @ 46 Green Street, Mayfair
86. Jigsaws were invented here @ Russell Street, Covent Garden, London
87. Percy Lambert: Fastest Man @ Brompton Cemetary, Brompton, Kensington
88. The Birdman of Winchmore Hill @ 96 Green Dragon Lane, Palmers Green
89. Francis Galton Lived Here @ 42 Rutland Gate, Knightsbridge
90. Wynkyn de Worde, Fleet St Father @ Stationer's Hall, St Brides, London
91. Mr Morse and his special Code @ 141 Cleveland Street, Fitzrovia
92. Livingstone I Presume? @ 1 Savile Row
93. Thomas Crapper Flush House @ 12 Thornsett Road, Bromley, London
94. Doctor Barnardo @ 58 Solent House, Ben Jonson Road, Stepney
95. Edward Whymper's House @ 82 Waldegrave Road, Teddington
96. George Bernard Shaw lived here @ 29 Fitzroy Square
97. Inventor of Holograms lived here @ 79 Queens Gate, Kensington, London
98. Charles Darwin's Down House @ Luxted Road, Downe, Kent
99. Home to an Adventurer @ 56 Oakley Street, Chelsea
100. Coldplay Ancestor's Summer Time @ The Cedars, Camden Park Road, Chislehurst, Broml
101. Explorer Stuart lived here @ 9 Campden Hill Square, London
102. Microphone Inventor lived Here @ 94 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia
103. UK's First Female Doctor @ 20 Upper Berkeley Street, Marylebone
104. Time was created here @ 119 High Holborn
105. Cartoonist Phil May lived here @ 20 Holland Park Road