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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

26th April 1999 TV Presenter Jill Dando murdered on her doorstep in London.go to related location

26th April 1976 Neil McCallum, actor (Pete-Saber of London), dies at 45

26th April 1973 2 Gentlemen of Verona, musical opens in London

26th April 1947 Bless the Bride musical opens in London

26th April 1934 The Prince Albert, Duke of York (later King George VI) was married to Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (later The Queen Mother) in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

26th April 1928 Madame Tussaud's waxwork exhibition opens in London

26th April 1921 Born today: Harry Knutton, Maj-Gen/dir-general (London City and Guilds Institute)

26th April 1915 Italy secretly signes Pact of London with Britain, France and Russia

26th April 1890 Henry Morton Stanley inaugurated in London

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:

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