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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

27th June 1967 Actor Reg Varney uses the world's first voucher based cash dispensing machine in Enfield.go to related location

27th June 1958 Harry Burrell flies KC-135 record (5:27:42.8) NY to London

27th June 1907 Born today: Valerie Cossart, London, actress (Hartmans)

27th June 1693 1st woman's magazine Ladies' Mercury published (London)

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