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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

23rd February 1983 Actress Emily Blunt was born in London.

23rd February 1982 Michael Frayn's Noises Off, premieres in London

23rd February 1981 Princess Diana moves out of her flat ahead of her announcement the following day.

23rd February 1973 Gold goes up $10 overnight to record $95 an ounce in London

23rd February 1950 Born today: Steve Priest, London, rock bassist (Sweet Hayes)

23rd February 1945 2nd Dutch govt of Gerbrandy forms in London

23rd February 1918 Magician Chung Ling Soo's Catch the Bullet With Your Teeth goes wrong and he is killed on stage.

23rd February 1910 George Bernard Shaw's Misalliance, premieres in London

23rd February 1895 Born today: Richard Goolden, London England, actor (School for Husbands)

23rd February 1886 London Times publishes world's 1st classified ad

23rd February 1817 Born today: George Watts, London, painter

23rd February 1792 Artist Sir Joshua Reynolds died in his house in Leicester Fields, London.

23rd February 1776 Born today: John Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47)

23rd February 1633 Born today: Samuel Pepys, London England, navy expert/composer (Diary, Memoirs)

Top Society-related places to visit in London.



All about people and life in London, and how it relates to you.

TOP 10 SOCIETY RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE SOCIETY SIGHTS:

11. The 32 million quid Boozer @ 15 Westferry Road
12. Walthamstow Market @ Hoe Street to St James's Street
13. Lost Baggage Here @ 211 Longley Road, Tooting
14. Postman's Park @ Aldersgate Street
15. Lillie Langtry's Love Pad @ 37 Ovington Square, Knightsbridge
16. Finland in London @ Finnish Church, 33 Albion Street
17. A Grassy Event @ Trafalgar Square
18. Lord Byron & 1st ever plaque @ 16 Holles Street, London
19. Mauleverer Road Mural @ Mauleverer Road
20. Up the Junction @ Clapham Common Southside
21. First Class Charity @ Thrawl Street, London
22. Pop Video Morrissey Style @ Lyndhurst Hall, Warden Road
23. Stockwell Park Walk @ Nr Brixton Academy
24. Five Fields becomes One @ Belgrave Square
25. Celebrity passion for cheese? @ Neal's Yard Dairy, 17 Shorts Gardens
26. To Dare is To Do @ Bill Nicholson Way, 748 High Road, Tottenham
27. Benjamin Franklin's House @ 36 Craven Street, London
28. Long, Thin and Cool @ 133 Whitechapel Road
29. Good Gifts in a Tree @ 53 Exmouth Market
30. A Theatre fit for a Baron @ 28A Comeragh Road
31. Adventures in Slade Gardens @ Nr Lorn Road
32. Ranelagh Pleasure Gardens @ Royal Hospital, Chelsea, London
33. Splash Mural @ Glenelg Road
34. A Puppet Barge not to be missed @ Little Venice
35. Ale and Jumble Sales @ 32 Horatio Street
36. John Lobb Bootmakers @ 9 St. James's Street, London
37. The Colony Room @ 41 Dean Street, Soho, London
38. Topham Beauclerk's house @ Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London
39. Breakfast at the Wolseley @ 160 Piccadilly, London
40. Nuclear Dawn Mural @ Coldharbour Lane
41. Bellefield Road Mural 2 @ Bellefield Road
42. Arsenal's Old Ground @ Off Highbury Park Road
43. The Maya's home from home @ 94 Wandsworth Bridge Road
44. Lambeth Country Show @ Brockwell Park, Herne Hill
45. Just a Stones throw away @ Stepney Way
46. The Camel @ 277 Globe Road, Bethnal Green
47. Prince Alfred's Doors @ 5a Formosa Street, Maida Vale, London
48. Warm the Pot or else @ The Lanesborough Hotel, Hyde Park Corner
49. The Reform Club @ 104 Pall Mall, London
50. A Bit Of Byron... @ 22 Betterton Street
51. Pub Quiz At The Duke @ 148 Old Brompton Road
52. A Boozers on Bloom Winner @ 119 Kensington Church Street
53. A Short Sprint to Fine Food @ 5 Charles Street
54. A Touch of Latin @ 10 Annette Road
55. Supermarket or Airport? @ 100A West Cromwell Road
56. Apostrophe Cafe @ 19 Baker Street, Marylebone
57. Christmas under Nelson @ Trafalgar Square
58. Trinkets, Gems and Tourists @ Covent Garden
59. Is This The New Portobello? @ Lower Marsh
60. Parisian Coffee Shop...in London @ 1 Red Lion Street
61. Breakfast in Soho Heaven @ 8 Denman Street
62. The Chesham Arms: a Great Pub @ 5 Mehetabel Road
63. The 43 @ 43 Gerrard Street, London
64. Fancy a Brew? @ 40 Southwark Street
65. Virginia Woolf's Pad @ 46 Gordon Square, Bloomsbury
66. London Pride Morris Men @ Regents Park Road
67. Flowers on Columbia @ Hackney, Tower Hamlets
68. Public Records Office @ Ruskin Avenue, Kew
69. The Home of Cricket @ Lord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood
70. Little Angel Theatre @ 14 Dagmar Passage
71. Time for some jogging @ Speakers' Corner, Hyde Park
72. The George and Vulture @ 3 Castle Court, London
73. Eastern Europe in London @ 74 West End Lane
74. A Pub not a Broadsheet @ Telegraph Rd, Putney Heath
75. Buttons...are essential.. @ The Button Queen, 19 Marylebone Lane
76. Bar Italia @ 22 Frith Street, Soho
77. Daily News to Remember @ 1 Pennington Street
78. Have you seen him? @ Green Park Tube
79. Stockwell War Memorial Mural @ Clapham Road
80. Plan B's School Years @ Anglo European School, Willow Green, Ingatestone
81. What no dodgy warehouse @ 23-27 Wadeson Street
82. International Cheese Centre @ 115 Buckingham Palace Road
83. The London Library @ 14 St James' Square
84. A Delight off Shoreditch @ Arnold Circus
85. Tea, Tea, Glorious Tea @ 45 Berwick Street, Soho
86. Facts on Lloyd's @ 1 Lime Street
87. Bingo and Rock Music @ 50 Mitcham Road, Tooting
88. An Enthusiast's Favourite @ 90 Amhurst Road
89. A Tower Block with foodie vibes @ Prince Albert Road
90. Home of Titanic's Duff-Gordons @ 22 Lennox Gardens, Knighsbridge, London
91. Contemporary Art On Tap @ Arkwright Road
92. Record Breaking Wooden House @ Colville Estate, Hackney
93. An Oasis of Calm in Enfield @ Bullsmoor Lane, Enfield
94. Time to get Physic in Chelsea @ 66 Royal Hospital Road
95. St Andrews Day Boozer @ 61 West Smithfield
96. One Fabulous Place @ 182 Beckenham Hill Road
97. Wetlands in London @ Queen Elizabeth's Walk, Barnes
98. Fancy a Plum? @ Plumstead Common Road
99. Tea & Sympathy @ 44 Theobald's Road
100. Time for Tea at the Palace... @ 175 Westbourne Grove
101. Going Green on the South Bank @ South Bank
102. Award Winning Digs @ 40 Liverpool Street
103. Doctor Barnardo @ 58 Solent House, Ben Jonson Road, Stepney
104. The Capital's Best Pizza @ 4 Market Row, Electric Lane
105. Time to get back to Nature @ Faggs Road, Feltham
106. A Magic School of Rock @ Greenford Road, Greenford
107. Hidden Pub Garden... @ 61 St Giles High Street
108. Drama here since 1948 @ Beech Walk, Crayford
109. Enrica's Food & Wine Experience @ Flat 1, 227 Ladbroke Grove
110. Money, Money, Money @ 10 Paternoster Square