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The London Riots Tour
The London Riots Tour

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

22nd August 1945 Noel Coward's revue Sigh no More, premieres in London.

22nd August 1937 Born today: Max Hebditch, director (Museum of London)

22nd August 1925 Actress Honor Blackman (Pussy Galore-Goldfinger) was born today in Plaistow, East London.go to related location

22nd August 1916 Born today: John Slater, London England, actor (Deadlock, Cartel, Devil's Pass)

22nd August 1866 George Shillibeer, pioneer of London's 1st bus service, dies

22nd August 1620 Oliver Cromwell married Elizabeth Bourchier at St Giles-without-Cripplegate.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. Piers Morgan's Pub @ 86 Earls Court Rd, Kensington
12. The King of Scouting Lived here @ 9 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington
13. Nelson Mandela statue @ Parliament Square, Westminster
14. St Barnabas Preaching Riots @ St Barnabas Street, Pimlico
15. The First Great Magician? @ Flat 1 Ornan Court, Ornan Road, Belsize Park
16. Stuntman Blondins Niagara Villa @ Northfield Avenue, Northfields, London
17. Richard Branson born here @ Stonefield Nursing Home, 904 Sidcup Road, London
18. Captain James Cook @ 88 Mile End Road, Mile End
19. A Spy called The White Rabbit @ Queen Court, Guildford Street, Camden
20. Joseph-Rene Bellot's Obelisk @ Riverside Walk, Greenwich, London
21. Home of the Speaking Clock @ Flowers Close, Brook Road, Dollis Hill
22. The Assassination of Mr Thynne @ Pall Mall, London
23. Thomas B Macaulay lived here @ 50 Great Ormond Street, London
24. London's First Bridge @ River Thames, Vauxhall
25. Oliver Twist's Literary Home @ 48 Doughty Street, off Gray's Inn Road
26. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
27. Inventor of Holograms lived here @ 79 Queens Gate, Kensington, London
28. Curse of Tutankhamun @ 19 Collingham Gardens, Kensington
29. Mr Morse and his special Code @ 141 Cleveland Street, Fitzrovia
30. It's For You-Who @ Burlington House, Piccadilly
31. Freemans Started Here @ 131-143 Clapham Road, Clapham
32. The Freud's Lived Here @ Freud Museum, 20 Maresfield Gardens
33. Livingstone I Presume? @ 1 Savile Row
34. Explorer Stuart lived here @ 9 Campden Hill Square, London
35. First Aborigine in Europe @ St John's Churchyard, Eltham
36. The discovery of Penicillin @ St Mary's Hospital
37. Spend a Penny @ Royal Exchange, London
38. Eadweard Muybridge lived here @ 30 High Street, Kingston upon Thames
39. Weston's Music Hall @ 242-5 High Holborn
40. Percy Lambert: Fastest Man @ Brompton Cemetary, Brompton, Kensington
41. Sam the Cat @ Queen Anne Square
42. Robert Cocking's Fall to Earth @ St Margaret's Church, Lee Terrace, Lewisham
43. Dick Whittington lived here. @ College Street
44. The Harvard Chapel @ North Transept, Southwark Cathedral, London
45. Time was created here @ 119 High Holborn
46. Thomas Crapper Flush House @ 12 Thornsett Road, Bromley, London
47. Charles Darwin's Down House @ Luxted Road, Downe, Kent
48. George Bernard Shaw lived here @ 29 Fitzroy Square
49. The First Human Cannonball @ The Royal Aquarium, Tothill Street, Westminster
50. The Scott Family Lodgings @ 80 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London
51. Lloyds Law Courts Pedal Power @ 222 Strand, London
52. Spratt's Dog Food Factory @ Morris Road, Poplar
53. Fleming Museum & Penicillin @ St Mary's Hospital, Praed Street, London
54. Sir Learie lived here @ 101 Lexham Gardens, Earls Court
55. Motoring pioneer lived here @ 16 Stafford Place
56. St Mary's Hospital @ Praed Street, Paddington
57. Jigsaws were invented here @ Russell Street, Covent Garden, London
58. A Churchill Residence @ 12 Bolton Street, Piccadilly
59. Virginia Woolf born here @ 22 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington
60. Andrex 2-ply invented here @ Paper Mill Place, St Andrews Road, Walthamstow
61. The Aeronaut of Holloway @ Highgate Cemetary East, Swain's Lane
62. Francis Galton Lived Here @ 42 Rutland Gate, Knightsbridge
63. Wynkyn de Worde, Fleet St Father @ Stationer's Hall, St Brides, London
64. Cartoonist Phil May lived here @ 20 Holland Park Road
65. Clement Attlee's House @ 17 Monkham's Avenue, Woodford Green
66. Hartley's Fireproof Obelisk @ Putney Heath, London
67. Gestetner's Former Home @ 124 Highbury New Park, Highbury
68. Edward Whymper's House @ 82 Waldegrave Road, Teddington
69. Stockwell Bus Garage @ Lansdowne Road, Stockwell
70. First Lady of Fleet Street @ 7 Chesterfield Gardens, Mayfair
71. Doctor Barnardo @ 58 Solent House, Ben Jonson Road, Stepney
72. First Birth Control Clinic @ 108 Whitfield Street, Bloomsbury
73. Parachute Pioneer lived here @ Goldings, Clays Lane, Loughton
74. Howard Carter's Birthplace @ Richmond Mansions, 252 Old Brompton Road
75. D'Oyly Carte lived here @ 2 Dartmouth Park Road, Kentish Town
76. Mendelssohn Composed Here @ 168 Denmark Hill, Camberwell
77. The Goring @ Beeston Place, Kensington
78. First Plastic Invented Here @ Berkshire Road, Hackney Wick, London
79. Concorde man born here. @ 499 Hale End Road, Highams Park, London
80. UK's 1st Ten Pin Bowling Alley @ 158 Clapton Common, Stamford Hill
81. Home to an Adventurer @ 56 Oakley Street, Chelsea
82. Sopwith Camel maker lived here @ 46 Green Street, Mayfair
83. The Man who knew everything @ 48 Welbeck Street, Westminster
84. Tompion and Graham Clockmakers @ 69 Fleet Street, London
85. Coldplay Ancestor's Summer Time @ The Cedars, Camden Park Road, Chislehurst, Broml
86. Former St Mary's School @ Comunity Center, Walthamstow Village
87. William Tierney Clark lived here @ 7 Hammersmith Terrace, Hammersmith
88. Joseph Priestley lived here @ 113 Lower Clapton Road, Hackney
89. Leyton-lad teaches Emperor @ 93 Trumpington Road, Leytonstone
90. Mary Macarthur lived here @ 42 Woodstock Road, Golders Green
91. Artist William Etty lived here @ 14 Villiers Street, Charing Cross
92. Microphone Inventor lived Here @ 94 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia
93. 1st Motorcycle Engine made here @ 1a Lansdowne Road, Tottenham
94. UK's First Female Doctor @ 20 Upper Berkeley Street, Marylebone
95. Joseph Banks lived here @ 32 Soho Square, London
96. Londons 1st Fish and Chip shop @ 78/80 Cleveland Way, Bethnal Green
97. The Savoy Theatre @ Savoy Street, Westminster
98. A Blue Plaque for a Car Legend @ 14/15 Conduit Street, Mayfair