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The London Tennis Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

28th June 2001 Carry On actress Joan Sims died in Chelsea, London.

28th June 1945 Born today: Dave Knights, London, rock bassist (Procol Harum-Conquistador)

28th June 1923 Queen Wilhelmina and Prince Henry for state visit to London

28th June 1909 Born today: Eric Ambler, London, suspense writer (Epitaph for a Spy)

28th June 1838 The Coronation of Victoria I in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

28th June 1461 The Coronation of Edward IV in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

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 Gherkin @ 30 St Mary Axe
12. WT Stead lived here @ 5 Smith Square, Westminster, London
13. Earls Court Big Wheel @ Earl's Court, London
14. Albion Disaster Memorial @ East London Cemetary
15. House of Reeves @ 120 Church Street, Croydon
16. First Bomb of World War 1 @ 31 Nevill Road, Hackney, London
17. London's 9/11 Memorial @ Grosvenor Square, London
18. The Cutty Sark @ 2 Greenwich Church Street, Greenwich, London
19. 21/7 Bomb Factory @ 58 Curtis House, Ladderswood Way, New Southgate,
20. The Chinese Bridge and Pagoda @ St James Park
21. Site of huge gunpowder explosion @ 43 Great Tower Street, London
22. Home of Titanic's Duff-Gordons @ 22 Lennox Gardens, Knighsbridge, London
23. Lepers, Beer, and Thespians @ 268-269 Tottenham Court Road
24. Dr Johnson's Dictionary House @ 17 Gough Square, London
25. 1867 Ice Skating Disaster @ Regent's Park Boating Lake, London
26. The Silvertown Explosion @ North Woolwich Road, London
27. The Piccadilly Hotel's Tornado @ 12 Sherwood Street, Piccadilly, London
28. Sandhurst School @ Minard Road, Catford, London
29. The Battles of Brentford @ Syon Park, Brentford, Middlesex
30. Thai Chilli Sauce Terror Cloud @ Thai Cottage, 34 D'arblay Street, Soho, London
31. The atom bomb was born here @ Southampton Row, London
32. Exchange Alley @ Bank, London
33. Holland House @ Holland Park, Holland Walk, Kensington
34. The Camden Markets @ Camden Lock Place
35. The SS Montgomery Wreck @ Thames off Sheerness
36. The Princess Alice Disaster @ Galleon's Reach, Plumstead
37. Bomb Plotters Flat @ 386A Forest Road, Walthamstow
38. The Piccadilly Tornado @ 12 Sherwood Street, Piccadilly, London
39. Blow Up Bridge @ Macclesfield Bridge, Regents Park, London
40. Thames Flood Barrier @ Unity Way, Woolwich
41. Edgware Gas Explosion @ Highview Gardens, Edgware, London
42. Turner and Rushgrove House @ Rushgrove Street, Woolwich
43. Scene of Great Tooley St Fire @ Cottons Wharf, Southwark, London
44. Vincent C. Richmond lived here @ 24 Silverdale Road, Highams Park
45. The Apollo Theatre @ Shaftesbury Avenue
46. Spanish Rooms Fire @ 18 Denmark Place, Tottenham Court Road