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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

21st July 2005 Minor explosions across london in second bomb plot.

21st July 1964 Tottenham Hotspur's Scottish striker John White is killed by lightning playing golf in North London.go to related location

21st July 1938 Paul Hindemith and Leonide Massines ballet premieres in London

21st July 1884 The First Test was held at Lord's Cricket Ground.go to related location

21st July 1866 Cholera-epidemic kills hundreds in London

21st July 1863 Born today: C[harles] Aubrey Smith, London England, actor (Prisoner of Zenda)

Top Disaster-related places to visit in London.



Events that caused great destruction or great loss of life don't come around very often. Every now and again someone or something wages a war on the city and it's inhabitants.

TOP 10 DISASTER RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE DISASTER SIGHTS:

11. The Great Fire of London @ Pudding Lane
12. All Hallows Church @ Byward Street, London
13. Home of Titanic's Duff-Gordons @ 22 Lennox Gardens, Knighsbridge, London
14. Houses Collapsed into Hole @ Ridley Road, Bromley
15. The atom bomb was born here @ Southampton Row, London
16. House of Reeves @ 120 Church Street, Croydon
17. The Battles of Brentford @ Syon Park, Brentford, Middlesex
18. Site of huge gunpowder explosion @ 43 Great Tower Street, London
19. St Magnus the Martyr @ Lower Thames Street, London
20. WT Stead lived here @ 5 Smith Square, Westminster, London
21. The Gherkin @ 30 St Mary Axe
22. Blow Up Bridge @ Macclesfield Bridge, Regents Park, London
23. 21/7 Bomb Factory @ 58 Curtis House, Ladderswood Way, New Southgate,
24. Lepers, Beer, and Thespians @ 268-269 Tottenham Court Road
25. Edgware Gas Explosion @ Highview Gardens, Edgware, London
26. London's 9/11 Memorial @ Grosvenor Square, London
27. Turner and Rushgrove House @ Rushgrove Street, Woolwich
28. Holland House @ Holland Park, Holland Walk, Kensington
29. 1867 Ice Skating Disaster @ Regent's Park Boating Lake, London
30. Grenfell Tower @ Station Walk, North Kensington
31. Scene of Great Tooley St Fire @ Cottons Wharf, Southwark, London
32. The Apollo Theatre @ Shaftesbury Avenue
33. The Piccadilly Hotel's Tornado @ 12 Sherwood Street, Piccadilly, London
34. The Piccadilly Tornado @ 12 Sherwood Street, Piccadilly, London
35. The Silvertown Explosion @ North Woolwich Road, London
36. Bomb Plotters Flat @ 386A Forest Road, Walthamstow
37. Green Jackets Bandstand bomb @ Bandstand, Regents Park
38. The SS Montgomery Wreck @ Thames off Sheerness
39. Thai Chilli Sauce Terror Cloud @ Thai Cottage, 34 D'arblay Street, Soho, London
40. The Chinese Bridge and Pagoda @ St James Park
41. Sandhurst School @ Minard Road, Catford, London
42. Vincent C. Richmond lived here @ 24 Silverdale Road, Highams Park
43. Thames Flood Barrier @ Unity Way, Woolwich
44. Spanish Rooms Fire @ 18 Denmark Place, Tottenham Court Road
45. The Princess Alice Disaster @ Galleon's Reach, Plumstead
46. Exchange Alley @ Bank, London
47. The Camden Markets @ Camden Lock Place