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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

20th July 1982 IRA bomb attacks in London

20th July 1982 Bombs planted by Irish Republican Army explode in 2 London parks

20th July 1982 T Macauly and D Vosburghs musical Windy City, premieres in London

20th July 1960 Born today: Katie Rabbet, London England, Prince Andrew's former girlfriend

20th July 1956 Born today: Paul Cook, London, rock drummer (Sex Pistols)

20th July 1944 Pierre Vinot, French ambassador to London/writer, dies

20th July 1935 Born today: Ted Rogers, Kennington London, comedian (Aladdin, Cinderella)

20th July 1930 Born today: Sally Ann Howes, London England, actress (Dead of Night)

Top Historical-related places to visit in London.



Some of the great stories and places from historic London.

TOP 10 HISTORICAL RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE HISTORICAL SIGHTS:

11. Loughton's Iron Age Camp @ Loughton Camp, Loughton, Epping Forest
12. King of the Zulu's @ 18 Melbury Road, London
13. Berezovsky's Stanley House @ Stanley House, Chelsea, London
14. Charterhouse @ Charterhouse Square, Smithfield, London
15. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
16. The Spaniard's Inn @ Spaniards Road, Hampstead
17. Harcourt House's Odd Duke @ Harcourt House, Cavendish Square, London
18. Top Hat Madness @ Strand
19. Wapping Old Stairs @ Nr Wapping high Street
20. Notre Dame de France @ 5 Leicester Place, Leicester Square
21. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
22. Dr John Snow's Pump @ Broadwick Street, Soho, London
23. The Samuel Gurney Memorial @ Broadway, Stratford, London
24. Birch's Immortal Shop @ 15 Cornhill, London
25. History of St Sepulchre Church @ Church of St Sepulchre, London
26. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
27. The Phoney Houses @ 23-24 Leinster Terrace, Bayswater
28. Dick Whittington lived here. @ College Street
29. John Wilkes' House Riots @ 35 Grosvenor Square
30. How To Measure A Cockney? @ St Mary-Le-Bow, Cheapside
31. Earls Court Big Wheel @ Earl's Court, London
32. Site of Lord Byrons famous duel @ 100 Pall Mall
33. Spiral Escalator @ Holloway Road, Islington
34. St. Pancras New Church @ Euston Road
35. Bob Hope was born here @ 44 Craigton Road, Eltham
36. Merrick of Mile End @ Mile End Road
37. Secret Tunnels - 100 feet down @ Craig Court, off Trafalgar Square
38. Friday Hill House @ 7 Simmons Lane, Chingford
39. Fortune Street Park @ Fortune Street, Barbican, London
40. Bromley Hall @ 43 Gillender Street, London
41. Facts on Selfridges @ 400 Oxford Street
42. G Nissel & Co - Contact Lenses @ Mornington Terrace, Camden
43. The Monument.... is leaning! @ Near King William Street
44. A Huguenot Silk Weaver's Home @ 19 Princelet Street, London
45. Seven Dials (nee Six) @ Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London
46. A ghostly Bricklayer @ South Black Lion Lane
47. St James Leprosy @ St James' Palace
48. The Devil and the Lady @ Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street
49. Green Pond Road Stadium @ Green Pond Road, Walthamstow
50. Sylvia's Suffragette Shop @ 198 Bow Road, Bow, London
51. The College of Arms @ Queen Victoria Street, London
52. The Great Fire of London @ Pudding Lane
53. Charles II 's Special Road @ King's Road
54. The Green Man @ Putney Heath
55. The Turkish Baths @ Old Broad Street from Liverpool Street
56. Time to Honour and Respect @ Hyde Park Corner, Nr Park Lane
57. The Painter Of Light @ 21 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden
58. St John's Churchyard @ Nr Wapping Gardens
59. All about Film in London @ County Hall, Riverside Building
60. Once there were Herrings @ 137 Cannon Street
61. Batman.....at St Pancras @ King's Cross/St. Pancras Station
62. The Painted Hall @ Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich
63. East London's Oldest House @ 2 - 4 Homerton High Street, Hackney
64. Tower Hill @ Nr Tower Hill Tube Station
65. Ancient Hunting Cry In London @ Soho
66. Captain Kidd Public House @ Off Wapping Rose Garden
67. The Royal Exchange @ Cornhill, London
68. Once a Gun Safe House @ 257 Caledonian Road
69. Another 'Pie & Mash' gem @ 9 Broadway Market
70. Shakespeare's Curtain Theatre @ Curtain Road, Shoreditch
71. Wimbledon, Lawn Tennis Club @ Church Road, Wimbledon
72. Mansion Mayor @ Mansion House
73. The PM's Street @ Downing Street
74. Rugby Was Born Here @ St Clement Danes Church, Strand
75. Leighton House & Arab Hall @ Leighton House Museum, 12 Holland Park Road
76. Old Operating Theatre @ 9a St Thomas Street
77. The 'Portable' Crosby Hall @ Crosby Hall, Cheyne Walk, Chelsea
78. 1st petrol car was built here @ 1 Connaught Road, Walthamstow, London
79. A Very Long Speech @ House of Commons
80. The London Stone @ Cannon Street, London
81. Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge @ 6 Rangers Road, Chingford, London
82. Soho...Fruit and Veg...Porn @ Berwick Street
83. Trains, Films and Lara @ Lincoln's Inn Fields, off Holborn
84. St Katherine's Dock Marina @ Off Smithfield
85. Sutton House @ Sutton House, Hackney, London
86. The World's First Tube Line @ Off Faringdon Road
87. Walnut Tree House @ 500 High Street, Leyton
88. A Pub on the Wagon @ 66 Bayswater Road
89. Ice-cream on the line @ The Strand
90. Nelson in Somerset @ Somerset House, Strand
91. A Famous Artistic Church @ Battersea Church Road, Battersea
92. The Roman Bath @ 5 Strand Lane, London
93. London's Smallest Pub, U Decide? @ 43 Linhope Street
94. Leadenhall Market @ 48-51 Leadenhall Market
95. The Butler's Retreat @ 2 Rangers Road, Chingford
96. A Park once filled with Vice @ Whetstone Park, Camden
97. Kingsway Tunnels - 110 feet down @ Chancery Lane & Kingsway...
98. A Garden with a Gruesome Past @ West Smithfield Garden
99. The Ancient House @ Walthamstow Village, London
100. Legendary Soho Eaterie In Flames @ Chez Victor, 45 Wardour Street
101. London's First Railway Bookstall @ Euston Station
102. Linley Sambourne House @ 18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London
103. Charles I's Intercepted Letter @ 285 High Holborn, London
104. St James Church @ Clerkenwell Close
105. Whitechapel Bell Foundry @ 34 Whitechapel Road, London
106. The First Coffee Shop in London @ St Michaels Alley, Cornhill, Bank
107. A Spy called The White Rabbit @ Queen Court, Guildford Street, Camden
108. Milestone Hotel @ 1 Kensington Court, London
109. Fancy a Brew? @ 40 Southwark Street
110. The Ye Olde Mitre @ 1 Ely Court