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The Rolling Stones London Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

23rd March 1934 Born today: Bryan Bass, headmaster (City of London School)

23rd March 1933 Born today: Geoffrey Leigh, CEO (Allied London Properties)

23rd March 1905 Born today: Ralph Perring, Lord Mayor (London)

23rd March 1889 The free Woolwich ferry service was launched by Sir Joseph Bazalgette.

23rd March 1861 London's 1st tramcars, designed by Mr Train of NY, begins operating

23rd March 1743 George Frideric Handel's oratorio Messiah premieres in London

23rd March 1729 Celebrated satirical painter William Hogarth married Jane Thornhill, daughter of artist Sir James Thornhill.

Top Death-related places to visit in London.



Not many of us are immortal, so one day we will all go to meet our maker. Here's our selection of infamous mortal coil shuffles in our capital. There are some real crackers.

TOP 10 DEATH RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE DEATH SIGHTS:

11. Charing Cross Trunk Murder @ Charing Cross Station, The Strand, London
12. Keith Moon died here @ Flat 9, 12 Curzon Place, Mayfair, London
13. Where Judy Garland Died @ 4 Cadogan Lane, Chelsea
14. Brinsworth House: Retired Actors @ 72 Staines Road, Twickenham
15. Walthamstow's Plague Pits @ Vinegar Alley, Walthamstow
16. Billy Fury lived here @ 1 Cavendish Avenue, St Johns Wood, London
17. Alexander McQueen's Flat @ Flat 1, 7 Green Street, Mayfair, London
18. Deadman's Place @ Thrale Street, Southwark, London
19. Captain Kidd Hung Here @ Tilbury Point, Essex
20. Florence Nightingale's House @ 10 South Street, Mayfair, London
21. Stephen Lawrence Memorial @ Well Hall Road, Eltham
22. The Viaduct Tavern @ 126 Newgate Street, London
23. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
24. Dorchester Hotel & Prince Philip @ The Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane, London
25. Albion Disaster Memorial @ East London Cemetary
26. Silk cutters hanged here @ Salmon and Ball, 502 Bethnal Green Rd, London
27. Wapping Old Stairs @ Nr Wapping high Street
28. London's Gladiator Colosseum @ Guildhall Yard, Off Gresham Street, London
29. Voisin Murdered Mme Gerard @ 101 Charlotte Street, London
30. The Old Palace Yard @ Abingdon Street, Westminster
31. The infamous Lipski acid murder @ 16 Batty Street, Whitechapel
32. Grims Dyke @ Old Redding, Harrow Weald, Middlesex
33. Graham Bond - celebrity jumper @ Piccadilly Line, Finsbury Park Station, London
34. The Markham Square Siege @ Markham Square, Chelsea
35. Manson and the Talgarth Hotel @ 1--7 Talgarth Road, West Kensington, London
36. Newgate Execution Scaffold @ Old Bailey, London
37. Murder by Fly Paper @ 63 Tollington Park, Finsbury Park
38. The Field of Forty Footsteps @ Torrington Square, Bloomsbury, London
39. London's Female Gladiator @ 159 Great Dover Street, Southwark
40. Amy Winehouse's Flat @ 30 Camden Square, Camden
41. 1867 Ice Skating Disaster @ Regent's Park Boating Lake, London
42. Charles Bravo Murder @ The Priory, 225 Bedford Hill, Balham, London.
43. The Great Fire of London @ Pudding Lane
44. Royal Mint Black Death Cemetery @ East Smithfield, London
45. The Ship Tavern @ 12 Gate Street, London
46. A Comic Legends resting place @ Kew Meadow Path, Richmond
47. The Lyric Theatre @ Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho
48. Temple Bar Death Clock @ Fleet Street
49. William Bligh died here @ 25 Bond Street, Mayfair
50. David Attenborough's Skull @ 3 Park Road, Richmond
51. Screaming Lord Sutch lived here @ Parkfield Road, South Harrow
52. The Tower of London @ Tower of London
53. WW2 bravery pilot crashed here @ Douglas Eyre Sports Ground, Coppermill Lane, Wal
54. Death of Jean Charles de Menezes @ Stockwell Station, Stockwell
55. The Start of the 2011 Riots @ Ferry Lane, Tottenham
56. Edward Leeson died here @ PC World, Ruislip Road, Ruislip
57. Skull & Bones Graveyard @ Redcross Way, Southwark
58. Cyclists Please Beware @ King's Road, Fulham
59. Writers Poison Umbrella Stabbing @ Waterloo Bridge, London
60. Tragic Pair shot by police @ 3 Queen Caroline Street, Hammersmith
61. Pitt's Immortal Last Words @ 120 Baker Street, London
62. The Princess Alice Disaster @ Galleon's Reach, Plumstead
63. The Middlesex Hospital @ Mortimer Street, Soho
64. All Hallows Church @ Byward Street, London
65. Cursed Workplace? @ 71 Queen Victoria Street, London
66. Beatles Manager Last Day @ 24 Chapel Street
67. The murder of Sir Edmund Godfrey @ Bottom of Primrose Hill, London
68. Eccentric Dentist's Show @ 56 Mount Street, London
69. Site of huge gunpowder explosion @ 43 Great Tower Street, London
70. The King of Quacks @ 84 Harley Street
71. Tower Hill @ Nr Tower Hill Tube Station
72. Author Laurence Sterne died here @ 41 Old Bond Street
73. Benjamin Disraeli died here @ 19 Curzon Street, London
74. Brian Jones' mystery death @ Cotchford Farm
75. Curse of Tutankhamun @ 19 Collingham Gardens, Kensington
76. Kaspar the Cat fights Evil @ Savoy Hotel, The Strand
77. Livingstone I Presume? @ 1 Savile Row
78. Crews Hill Golf Course @ Cattlegate Road, Crews Hill, Enfield
79. The Islington Gibbett @ Holloway Road, Islington
80. Dr James Barry's Secret @ 14 Margaret Street
81. Solicitor's Armed Siege @ 46 Markham Square, Chelsea, London
82. Hazlitt's Hotel @ 6 Frith Street, Soho, London
83. Arthur Kavanagh lived here @ 19 Tedworth Square, Chelsea
84. Lily among the weeds @ Vauxhall Bridge Road, Pimlico
85. Bram Stoker's Heroic Deed @ 27 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London