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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th August 1970 Peter Sellers married Miranda Quarrygo to related location

24th August 1967 The Beatles met Maharishi Mahesh Yogi at The Park Lane Hilton.go to related location

24th August 1961 Born today: Mark Bedders Bedfored, London, rock bassist (Madness)

24th August 1961 Mad Men actor Jared Harris was born in London.

24th August 1957 Comedian Stephen Fry born in Hampstead, London.go to related location

24th August 1954 William Heatherton's Reluctant Debutante, premieres in London

24th August 1940 Luftwaffe bombs London

24th August 1591 Bachelor Poet Robert Herrick was born in Cheapside, London.

Top Quirky-related places to visit in London.



You must be strange. Or tired of all the same old tourist locations. Good news, there's loads of bizarre and surreal places to visit in London. Dive in!

TOP 10 QUIRKY RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE QUIRKY SIGHTS:

11. The House they left behind @ 27 Ropemakers Fields, Narrow Street, Limehouse
12. The First Shop in the World @ 25 Nelson Road, Greenwich, London
13. Museum of body parts... @ 35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields
14. Little Compton Street @ Charing Cross Road, London
15. Joe Orton lived and died here @ 25 Noel Road, Islington, London
16. A Lighthouse in King's Cross @ Gray's Inn Road
17. The Nose in Admiralty Arch @ The Mall
18. Thomas Hardy's Tree @ Pancras Road, Kings Cross
19. Harry Potter's Diagon Alley @ Cecil Court
20. Mrs Salmon's Waxworks @ 17 Chancery Lane
21. Merlin's Cave @ Carlisle House, Soho Square, London
22. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, London
23. Foreign Anarchist Club @ 6 Windmill Street, Tottenham Court Road
24. Brian Harvey's Car Accident @ The Drive, Walthamstow, London
25. Neal's Yard Water Clock @ 21-23 Shorts Gardens, Covent Garden, London
26. The Lamb's Snob Screens @ 94 Lamb's Conduit Street, Holborn, London
27. A Big Tin @ West Silvertown
28. Australia House & Harry Potter @ Strand
29. London's Deepest Car Park @ Bloomsbury Square
30. The First Coffee Shop in London @ St Michaels Alley, Cornhill, Bank
31. The Skinny House @ Goldhawk Road, Shepherds Bush
32. Tyburn Convent @ 8 Hyde Park Place
33. Sir Richard Burtons Bedouin Tomb @ St Mary Magdalen's RC Church, 61 Worple Way, Mor
34. The Statue that Copies You @ Sumner Street
35. David Bowie's Coal Mine @ 89 Oakley Street, Chelsea, London
36. The Mayflower Inn @ 117 Rotherhithe Street, Bermondsey
37. Notting Hill Carnival Facts @ Chepstow Road
38. The Field of Forty Footsteps @ Torrington Square, Bloomsbury, London
39. A ghostly Bricklayer @ South Black Lion Lane
40. The Ubiquitous Undead Walk @ Junction Road, London
41. The Museum Tavern @ 49 Great Russell Street
42. Spiral Escalator @ Holloway Road, Islington
43. Wanstead Park's Grotto @ Ornamental Waters, Wanstead Park
44. Spring Heeled Jacks 1st Victim @ 1 Tredegar Road, Tower Hamlets, London
45. Stanley Green Protein Man @ 34 Haydock Green, Northolt, Middlesex
46. The Devils of Cornhill @ St Peter upon Cornhill, Gracechurch Street, Lond
47. Woe can lead to Joy! @ Dirty Dicks, 202 Bishopsgate
48. The Necropolis Railway @ 121 Westminster Bridge Road
49. Green Cabbie Hut...Chelsea @ Chelsea Embankment
50. The Turkish Baths @ Old Broad Street from Liverpool Street
51. Princess Caroline's Sunken Bath @ Charlton Way Entrance, Blackheath Park, Greenwic
52. Finland in London @ Finnish Church, 33 Albion Street
53. The Phoney Houses @ 23-24 Leinster Terrace, Bayswater
54. Doctor Who at Earls Court @ Earls Court Tube Station
55. Jim Henson's Creature Shop @ The Henson Building, 30 Oval Road
56. Top Hat Madness @ Strand
57. The Battle of Blythe Road @ 36 Blythe Road, Kensington
58. Ancient Hunting Cry In London @ Soho
59. Pat Sharp's Mullet @ 16 The Broadway, Mill Hill
60. The Cock Tavern Debauchery @ Bow Street, London
61. Hanging Gardens of Paddington @ 16 London Street
62. Screaming Lord Sutch lived here @ Parkfield Road, South Harrow
63. Cursed Workplace? @ 71 Queen Victoria Street, London
64. Green Cabbie Hut...Hanover Sq @ Hanover Sqaure
65. Where the Tricks came from @ 25 New Oxford Street
66. Buttons...are essential.. @ The Button Queen, 19 Marylebone Lane
67. St. Pancras New Church @ Euston Road
68. Stokenchurch Shoe Tree @ Wycombe Road, Stokenchurch, Middle
69. Magician David Devant lived here @ Flat 1 Ornan Court, Ornan Road, London
70. How To Measure A Cockney? @ St Mary-Le-Bow, Cheapside
71. The First Great Magician? @ Flat 1 Ornan Court, Ornan Road, Belsize Park
72. Stuntman Blondins Niagara Villa @ Northfield Avenue, Northfields, London
73. Mrs Montagu's Chimney Sweeps @ Portman Square, Marylebone
74. London's Smallest Pub, U Decide? @ 43 Linhope Street
75. Frank Buckland's Menagerie @ 37 Albany Sreet, London
76. Hampstead's False Bridge @ Hampstead Heath, Hampstead
77. A Very Long Speech @ House of Commons
78. Miller's Residence @ 111a Westbourne Grove, Notting Hill, London
79. A mad day playing Rugby @ The Athletic Ground, Kew Foot Road
80. The Scooter Cafe @ Camden Market, Camden
81. Salvador Dali in his Diving Suit @ 5 Burlington Gardens, Piccadilly
82. One Nation under CCTV @ Newman Street, London
83. Anthony Hopkins Odd Coincidence @ Leicester Square Tube station, London
84. Old Parr aged 152 lived here @ 405 Strand, London
85. Scene of the Flying Man! @ 15 Ashley Place, Westminster, London
86. The Last Wherryman's Seat @ Bankside, Southwark Bridge, Southwark
87. London's Most Female Street @ Sloane Street, Knightsbridge, London
88. Prime Minister - dismount! @ The Athenaeum Club, Westminster
89. Merrick of Mile End @ Mile End Road
90. London Pride Morris Men @ Regents Park Road
91. Not a Rake, but a Small Bar @ 14 Winchester Walk
92. Time to shine a light @ Tower sundial
93. Granary Square and its Fountains @ Goods Way, Kings Cross
94. The Farthing Bundle Lady @ Fern Street, Bow
95. Spilt Royal Soup @ Buckingham Palace
96. A ghostly motorcycle passenger @ Blackwall Tunnel
97. The Coach and Horses @ 29 Greek Street, London
98. A Loo that's a work of Art @ Anne's Gardens, Wardour Street
99. Trinity Buoy Wharf @ 64 Orchard Place
100. The Bermondsey Tank @ Mandela Way, Bermondsey, London
101. Alien Autopsy location @ Rochester Square, Camden, London
102. The Builders Arms and Tunnel @ 13 Britten Street, Chelsea
103. St Barnabas & the Penny Chute @ 1 Greek Street, Soho, London
104. House of the Mystery Hat @ Goldhawk Road
105. The Lancaster London @ Lancaster Terrace
106. Curious Sign.... @ Near Waterloo
107. Exciting Books in Soho @ 11 Brewer Street
108. Crazier than Phil Spector? @ 304 Holloway Road, Islington, London
109. The Game of Mornington Crescent @ Near Euston
110. Eating in Darkness @ Dans le Noir, 30-31 Clerkenwell Green, London