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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 Sport-related places to visit in London.



Sporting related places abound in London where many of the World's great sporting institutions were founded. Sporting stadiums, sporting gestures and great sportsmen and women can be found in here:

TOP 10 SPORT RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE SPORT SIGHTS:

11. Fulham's Craven Cottage @ Stevenage Road, Fulham
12. Eric Bristow played Darts here @ The Red Lion, 132 Stoke Newington Church Street
13. Pickles World Cup Find @ St Valery, Beulah Hill, Norwood
14. Steve Davis started here @ 71 Kirkham Street, Plumstead, London
15. BBC Media Village and White City @ Wood Lane, London
16. Sir Learie lived here @ 101 Lexham Gardens, Earls Court
17. Walthamstow Dogs to Close @ Chingford Road, London
18. A Stadium with a View @ Craven Cottage, Stevanage Road
19. Pinochet's Priory House Arrest @ Winchmore Hill
20. Ruislip Lido: Young Ones! @ Reservoir Road, Ruislip
21. Simpsons: Home of Chess @ 100 Strand, London
22. Ashley Cole's The Collection @ 264 Brompton Road, London
23. London's Female Gladiator @ 159 Great Dover Street, Southwark
24. Peter May Sports Centre @ 135 Wadham Road, Walthamstow, London
25. World's Oldest Rugby Union Club @ Princess of Wales, 1a Montpelier Row, Blackheath
26. The Real Cockney Boys @ Boleyn Ground, Green Street, Upton Park
27. David Beckham grew up here @ 150 Norman Road, Leytonstone
28. Fred Perry and The Brentham Club @ 38a Meadvale Road, Ealing
29. Cricketer WG Grace lived here @ Fairmount, Mottingham Lane, Mottingham
30. Hardman Dave Mackay lived here @ 26 Whitehouse Way, Southgate
31. Olympics 2012: Handball Arena @ Waterden Road, Olympic Park, Stratford
32. Setanta was born here @ 268 Northfield Avenue, Northfields, Ealing, Lond
33. Superhoops in the Bush @ Loftus Road, South Africa Road, Shepherds Bush
34. To Dare is To Do @ Bill Nicholson Way, 748 High Road, Tottenham
35. Henman Hill or Murray Mound? @ Aorangi Terrace, All England Club, Wimbledon
36. Scottish Castle in London @ Green Lanes, Stoke Newington
37. Teddy Sheringham lived here @ Malvern Avenue, Highams Park
38. Are you the Dude? @ Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place
39. Hammersmith Palais @ 242 Shepherds Bush Road, Hammersmith, London
40. Blythe Hill Tavern @ 319 Stanstead Road
41. The 2012 Olympic Stadium @ Marshgate Lane, Stratford, London
42. Olympics 2012: Eton Manor @ Quarter Mile Lane, Olympic Village, Stratford
43. Doggett's Coat and Badge @ 1 Blackfriars Bridge, Southwark
44. Wimbledon, Lawn Tennis Club @ Church Road, Wimbledon
45. WG Grace's Day Job @ 7 Lawrie Park Road, Sydenham, London
46. Cricket in Covent Garden @ 21 Cranbourn Street, Covent Garden, London
47. Mr Bodybuilding lived here @ 161 Holland Park Avenue
48. A mad day playing Rugby @ The Athletic Ground, Kew Foot Road
49. Illuminated Ponies @ Rotten Row, Hyde Park
50. The Dark Destoyer schooled here @ Loxford Lane, Ilford
51. Green Pond Road Stadium @ Green Pond Road, Walthamstow
52. Arsenal's Old Ground @ Off Highbury Park Road
53. Moor Park Golf Club @ Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
54. UK's 1st Ten Pin Bowling Alley @ 158 Clapton Common, Stamford Hill
55. Deerfoot Ran Here @ Wick Road, Hackney Wick
56. Arsenal's Emirates Stadium @ Arsenal Emirates Stadium, Avenell Road
57. London's Oldest Swimming Baths @ Forest Hill Swimming Pools, Dartmouth Road, Lond
58. Hendon Hall @ Ashley Lane, Hendon, London
59. Olympics 2012: Kapoor Sculpture @ Olympic Park, London
60. Arsenal's old Invicta Ground @ Hector Street, Plumstead
61. Battersea Park @ Battersea
62. Sutcliffe and Holmes Big Stand @ Leyton County Ground, High Road, Leyton
63. Ted Terry dealt a Red Card @ Unit 4/Retail Park/Fleming Rd, Chafford Hundred
64. Herbert Chapman lived here @ 6 Haslemere Avenue, Hendon, London
65. Tooting Bec Lido @ Tooting Bec Road
66. King of Punk @ 14 Soho Street, London
67. Bobby 'Dazzler' George @ 267 Romford Road, Forest Gate, London
68. The Australian @ 29 Milner Street, Chelsea
69. The Royal Oak @ 83 Woodman St, London
70. Charlton's The Valley @ Floyd Road, Charlton
71. Sir Alf Ramsey was born here @ Five Elms Road, Becontree, Dagenham
72. 1st Channel swimmer lived here @ The Limes, New Road, Bedfont
73. Marlow Rowing Club @ Marlow Bridge Lane, Marlow, Buckinghamshire
74. Tottenham Hotspurs Formed Here @ Church Road, Tottenham, London
75. Olympics 2012: BMX Circuit @ Stratford
76. Portal: Chelsea celeb eatery @ 88 St John Street, Farringdon
77. The Oval @ Kennington Oval, Kennington
78. Time for some jogging @ Speakers' Corner, Hyde Park
79. Olympics 2012: Velodrome @ Olympic Village, Stratford
80. Henry VIII's tennis court @ Hampton Court Gardens, London
81. The Home of Cricket @ Lord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood
82. Olympics 2012: Basketball Arena @ Olympic Park, Stratford
83. The Freemason's Arms @ 32 Downshire Hill, Hampstead, London
84. Westminster Boating Base @ 136 Grosvenor Road
85. London: Tornado capital? @ Whitmore Gardens, Kensal Rise
86. Now that's a Big Screen @ 1, Kensington Square
87. Dorset Square: Home of Cricket? @ Dorset Square, Marylebone
88. The Butcher's Hook @ 477 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London
89. Four Minute Mile in 18th Century @ Hackney Road, Shoreditch
90. Tony Adams lived here @ 6 Foxlands Road, Dagenham
91. Fred Perry lived here @ 223 Pitshanger Lane, Ealing
92. What no Vicar? @ Bishop's Avenue, Hammersmith and Fulham
93. Bloodgate Source @ 268 Lavender Hill, London
94. Crews Hill Golf Course @ Cattlegate Road, Crews Hill, Enfield
95. A Delight off Shoreditch @ Arnold Circus
96. Joe Cole's early school years @ Masbro Rd, Marylebone
97. Royal Artillery Barracks @ 40-48 Artillery Place, Greenwich
98. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy @ Hampstead Ponds
99. A Horse and a Pint @ Knightsbridge Green
100. Olympics 2012: Main Stadium @ Marshgate Lane, Stratford
101. Ballet, Footie & Blue Coats @ Old Dover Road, Blackheath
102. Danny the Footie Chairman @ Eltham Green Road
103. Olympics 2012: Aquatics Centre @ Carpenter's Road, Stratford
104. The Dog and Fox @ 24 High Street, Wimbledon, London
105. Cricketer Jack Hobbs lived here @ 17 Englewood Road, Clapham
106. Selhurst Park @ Whitehorse Lane, Croydon
107. Fancy a Plum? @ Plumstead Common Road
108. Southgate's Cricket Record @ The Green, Southgate, London
109. World Cup was stolen from here @ Central Hall, Westminster
110. Home to the Blues or Pensioners @ Stamford Bridge