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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

19th June 1982 Roberto 'Gods Banker' Calvi, is found dead, hanged under Blackfriars Bridge in London.go to related location

19th June 1975 Missing Lord Lucan murdered the 29-year-old nanny of his three young children, an inquest jury in Westminster decided.

19th June 1973 Rocky Horror Picture Show, stage production opens in London

19th June 1966 RW Hardy photographs staircase at Queen's House, Greenwich, later finds ghostly figures on pics.go to related location

19th June 1964 Mayor of London Boris Johnson born in New York City.

19th June 1942 Born today: Neil Chalmers, director (National History Museum, London)

19th June 1925 Comedian Charlie Drake was born in Elephant and Castle, London.

19th June 1921 Born today: Allan Davis, Mayor of London

19th June 1890 Born today: Barbara Everest, London England, actress (Fatal Witness, Inquest)

19th June 1829 Sir Robert Peel founded the London Metropolitan Police (Bobbies).

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. Camden Catacombs, 21 feet under @ Camden Lock Place
12. The Nose in Admiralty Arch @ The Mall
13. Australia House & Harry Potter @ Strand
14. The Farthing Bundle Lady @ Fern Street, Bow
15. Thomas Hardy's Tree @ Pancras Road, Kings Cross
16. Foreign Anarchist Club @ 6 Windmill Street, Tottenham Court Road
17. Joe Orton lived and died here @ 25 Noel Road, Islington, London
18. The House they left behind @ 27 Ropemakers Fields, Narrow Street, Limehouse
19. Brian Harvey's Car Accident @ The Drive, Walthamstow, London
20. The Scooter Cafe @ Camden Market, Camden
21. A Lighthouse in King's Cross @ Gray's Inn Road
22. Crazier than Phil Spector? @ 304 Holloway Road, Islington, London
23. Merlin's Cave @ Carlisle House, Soho Square, London
24. The Mayflower Inn @ 117 Rotherhithe Street, Bermondsey
25. Anthony Hopkins Odd Coincidence @ Leicester Square Tube station, London
26. Sir Richard Burtons Bedouin Tomb @ St Mary Magdalen's RC Church, 61 Worple Way, Mor
27. David Bowie's Coal Mine @ 89 Oakley Street, Chelsea, London
28. The First Coffee Shop in London @ St Michaels Alley, Cornhill, Bank
29. The Phoney Houses @ 23-24 Leinster Terrace, Bayswater
30. Cursed Workplace? @ 71 Queen Victoria Street, London
31. The Museum Tavern @ 49 Great Russell Street
32. Neal's Yard Water Clock @ 21-23 Shorts Gardens, Covent Garden, London
33. Magician David Devant lived here @ Flat 1 Ornan Court, Ornan Road, London
34. A ghostly Bricklayer @ South Black Lion Lane
35. How To Measure A Cockney? @ St Mary-Le-Bow, Cheapside
36. Merrick of Mile End @ Mile End Road
37. Stanley Green Protein Man @ 34 Haydock Green, Northolt, Middlesex
38. The Betsey Trotwood @ 56 Farringdon Rd, Clerkenwell
39. Tyburn Convent @ 8 Hyde Park Place
40. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, London
41. The Lamb's Snob Screens @ 94 Lamb's Conduit Street, Holborn, London
42. Eccentric George Cecil Ives @ 196 Adelaide Road, Lewisham, London
43. The Battle of Blythe Road @ 36 Blythe Road, Kensington
44. The Frost Fair on the Thames @ Blackfriars Bridge, London
45. Stuntman Blondins Niagara Villa @ Northfield Avenue, Northfields, London
46. Little Compton Street @ Charing Cross Road, London
47. The Skinny House @ Goldhawk Road, Shepherds Bush
48. Time to shine a light @ Tower sundial
49. Princess Caroline's Sunken Bath @ Charlton Way Entrance, Blackheath Park, Greenwic
50. The York Watergate @ Embankment Gardens, Westminster, London
51. The Game of Mornington Crescent @ Near Euston
52. Stokenchurch Shoe Tree @ Wycombe Road, Stokenchurch, Middle
53. The Cock Tavern Debauchery @ Bow Street, London
54. Robert's Fine Food & Drink @ 1 Upper James Street
55. Mrs Salmon's Waxworks @ 17 Chancery Lane
56. Time for a Royal Mug @ Hope & Glory, 131a Kensington Church Street
57. The First Great Magician? @ Flat 1 Ornan Court, Ornan Road, Belsize Park
58. The Statue that Copies You @ Sumner Street
59. A Big Tin @ West Silvertown
60. Eisenhower HQ en suite @ Park Lane
61. Pat Sharp's Mullet @ 16 The Broadway, Mill Hill
62. She's in Fashion... @ 51 Endell Street, Covent Garden
63. The Lancaster London @ Lancaster Terrace
64. The Turkish Baths @ Old Broad Street from Liverpool Street
65. Tube Baby Birth Shocker @ London Bridge Station
66. Labour and Wait... @ 18 Cheshire Street
67. St Barnabas & the Penny Chute @ 1 Greek Street, Soho, London
68. Top Hat Madness @ Strand
69. Wanstead Park's Grotto @ Ornamental Waters, Wanstead Park
70. Britain's BEST Boozer @ 289, Queens Rd, New Cross
71. Hanging Gardens of Paddington @ 16 London Street
72. The Builders Arms and Tunnel @ 13 Britten Street, Chelsea
73. Museum of body parts... @ 35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields
74. The Chinese Bridge and Pagoda @ St James Park
75. London's Smallest Pub, U Decide? @ 43 Linhope Street
76. Thomas Crapper was here @ 120 King's Road, Chelsea
77. A ghostly motorcycle passenger @ Blackwall Tunnel
78. Dirty Dick's and Odd Mr. Bentley @ 202 Bishops Gate, London
79. London's Most Expensive Haircut @ Park Lane
80. Finland in London @ Finnish Church, 33 Albion Street
81. Pimlico Gardens and Huskisson @ Chelsea Embankment, Pimlico
82. Is that a Drill I hear @ 64 Wimpole Street,
83. Spilt Royal Soup @ Buckingham Palace
84. The Last Wherryman's Seat @ Bankside, Southwark Bridge, Southwark
85. Time for Tea at the Palace... @ 175 Westbourne Grove
86. House of the Mystery Hat @ Goldhawk Road
87. Camden Head @ 2 Camden Walk, Camden Passage
88. Jim Henson's Creature Shop @ The Henson Building, 30 Oval Road
89. A Pub that closes at 8pm @ 10-20 Redcross Way
90. Prime Minister - dismount! @ The Athenaeum Club, Westminster
91. The Piccadilly Tornado @ 12 Sherwood Street, Piccadilly, London
92. Screaming Lord Sutch lived here @ Parkfield Road, South Harrow
93. Conan Doyle's Temple @ Rochester Square, Camden
94. The Bermondsey Tank @ Mandela Way, Bermondsey, London
95. Sex Pistol was a Dianetic @ 68 Tottenham Court Road, London
96. The Millennium Bridge @ River Thames, Southwark
97. Home of the Tichborne Claimant @ 14 Harley Gardens, Chelsea
98. The Necropolis Railway @ 121 Westminster Bridge Road
99. Ancient Hunting Cry In London @ Soho
100. London's Deepest Car Park @ Bloomsbury Square
101. A Pyramid in Limehouse @ 5 Newell Street, Limehouse
102. Eastern Europe in London @ 74 West End Lane
103. The Field of Forty Footsteps @ Torrington Square, Bloomsbury, London
104. Scene of the Flying Man! @ 15 Ashley Place, Westminster, London
105. Lloyds Law Courts Pedal Power @ 222 Strand, London
106. Museum Bomb Coincidence @ Edward VII Gallery, British Museum
107. Tinseltown - 24 hour grub @ 44-46 St John Street
108. Woe can lead to Joy! @ Dirty Dicks, 202 Bishopsgate
109. Magic, Gizmos & FUN @ 246 High Holborn
110. The Time Ball @ Flamsteed House, Greenwich