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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

28th May 1959 Johnson and Bart's musical Lock up your daughters, premieres in London

28th May 1908 Born today: Ian Lancaster Fleming, London England, author (James Bond)

28th May 1897 Born today: Henry Kendall, London, actor (Amazing Quest, Shadow, Rich and Strange)

28th May 1858 Dion Boucicault's Foul Play, premieres in London

28th May 1742 1st indoor swimming pool opens (Goodman's Fields, London)

28th May 1728 Celebrated satirical painter William Hogarth successfully sues agent Joshua Morris.

Top Science-related places to visit in London.



Some great scientific events and breakthroughs have occurred here in London, this is a collection of the pioneers and where they happened:

TOP 10 SCIENCE RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE SCIENCE SIGHTS:

11. Explosive Dryads' Hall @ Woodbury Hill, Loughton, Essex
12. Pole Hill's Inaccurate Obelisk @ Pole Hill, Chingford
13. Charles Darwin lived here @ 12 Upper Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London
14. Balloonist Gleisher lived here @ 20 Dartmouth Hill, Blackheath, London
15. World's 1st Business Computer @ Kaevener House, Hammersmith Road
16. John Logie Baird's TV demo @ 22 Frith Street, London
17. The atom bomb was born here @ Southampton Row, London
18. Beckton Gasworks: FMJ @ Royal Docks Road, East Ham, London
19. Clouds Godfather lived here @ 7 Bruce Grove, Tottenham
20. Gaiety Theatre & Marconi House @ Citibank House, 336/337 Strand, London
21. Trinity Buoy Wharf @ 64 Orchard Place
22. Charles Darwin's Down House @ Luxted Road, Downe, Kent
23. Zoologist Gosse lived here @ 56 Mortimer Road, Hackney
24. Why not pat a Pygmy Goat @ Albert Bridge Road, London
25. Colour Mauve invented here @ Cable Street, London
26. Society for Psychical Research @ 14 Deans Yard, Westminster
27. Hampstead Observatory @ Lower Terrace, Hampstead
28. Sir Isaac Newton lived here @ 87 Jermyn Street, St James, London
29. Charles Babbage was born here @ 44 Crosby Row, Newington, London
30. Biker Denis Johnson worked here @ 69-75 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London
31. John Logie Baird lived here @ 3 Crescent Wood Road, Sydenham
32. Charles Fort lived here @ 39A Marchmont Street, London
33. The Man who knew everything @ 48 Welbeck Street, Westminster
34. Explorer Stuart lived here @ 9 Campden Hill Square, London
35. The Freud's Lived Here @ Freud Museum, 20 Maresfield Gardens
36. The Faraday Memorial @ Elephant and Castle Roundabout
37. Francis Galton Lived Here @ 42 Rutland Gate, Knightsbridge
38. The Colonnade Town House @ 2 Warrington Crescent, London
39. The Royal Institution @ 21 Albemarle Street
40. London Planetarium @ Marylebone Road
41. Advancing Geography @ 1 Kensington Gore
42. Joseph Priestley lived here @ 113 Lower Clapton Road, Hackney