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Charles Dickens' London
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

18th February 2008 Mohammed Al Fayed accuses Prince Philip and Prince Charles of killing Diana and Dodi.

18th February 1917 Born today: Phyllis Calvert, London, actress (Man in Grey)

18th February 1901 Born today: Reginald Sheffield, London England, actor (Second Chance)

18th February 1775 Born today: Thomas Girtin, London, artist/watercolorist

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. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
12. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
13. Loughton's Iron Age Camp @ Loughton Camp, Loughton, Epping Forest
14. Charlton House: Lusty Ghost @ Charlton Road, Charlton, London
15. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
16. A barbers with a secret @ 156 Caledonian Road
17. Tyburn Convent @ 8 Hyde Park Place
18. Top Hat Madness @ Strand
19. Secret Tunnels - 100 feet down @ Craig Court, off Trafalgar Square
20. Tip-Top Umbrellas @ James Smith & Sons, 53 New Oxford Street
21. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
22. Barmy Balmes House @ Downham Road, Hackney, London
23. The First Coffee Shop in London @ St Michaels Alley, Cornhill, Bank
24. Wapping Pier Head @ Off Wapping High Street
25. Another 'Pie & Mash' gem @ 9 Broadway Market
26. Wapping Old Stairs @ Nr Wapping high Street
27. The Turkish Baths @ Old Broad Street from Liverpool Street
28. Jack Straw's Castle @ North End Way , London
29. A Park once filled with Vice @ Whetstone Park, Camden
30. Cittie Of Yorke @ 22 High Holborn
31. St James Palace @ St James Palace
32. Charles I's Intercepted Letter @ 285 High Holborn, London
33. The Samuel Gurney Memorial @ Broadway, Stratford, London
34. Parliament Hill Park, But Why? @ Parliament Hill
35. Headstone Manor @ Pinner View, Middlesex
36. Birch's Immortal Shop @ 15 Cornhill, London
37. The Walthamstow Windmill @ Oak Hill Gardens, Walthamstow
38. The Water Rats @ 328 Grays Inn Road, London
39. The Two Puddings @ 27 Broadway, Stratford
40. Bagnigge House @ 61-63 Kings Cross Road
41. Poet's Corner @ Westminster Abbey
42. Ancient Hunting Cry In London @ Soho
43. London's Smallest Pub, U Decide? @ 43 Linhope Street
44. Once there were Herrings @ 137 Cannon Street
45. How To Measure A Cockney? @ St Mary-Le-Bow, Cheapside
46. Rules Restaurant, Londons oldest @ 35 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden
47. Site of Lord Byrons famous duel @ 100 Pall Mall
48. A Very Long Speech @ House of Commons
49. Harcourt House's Odd Duke @ Harcourt House, Cavendish Square, London
50. Five Fields becomes One @ Belgrave Square
51. The College of Arms @ Queen Victoria Street, London
52. Earls Court Big Wheel @ Earl's Court, London
53. Soho...Fruit and Veg...Porn @ Berwick Street
54. The Phoney Houses @ 23-24 Leinster Terrace, Bayswater
55. Friday Hill House @ 7 Simmons Lane, Chingford
56. History made at Earls Court @ Earls Court Tube Station
57. The George and Vulture @ 3 Castle Court, London
58. The Volunteer @ 247 Baker Street
59. Jonas Hanway's Handy Gadget @ Hanway House, Red Lion Square
60. Merrick of Mile End @ Mile End Road
61. Once a Gun Safe House @ 257 Caledonian Road
62. 1st petrol car was built here @ 1 Connaught Road, Walthamstow, London
63. Bridge House @ 23 Barking Road, Canning Town
64. The Cockpit @ 7 St Andrews Hill
65. Berezovsky's Stanley House @ Stanley House, Chelsea, London
66. The Last of the Great Exhibition @ Coalbrookdale Gate, Kensington Gardens
67. A Blue Plaque for a War Hero @ Petersham Mews, Kensington
68. London's First Railway Bookstall @ Euston Station
69. Seven Dials (nee Six) @ Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London
70. Sutton House @ Sutton House, Hackney, London
71. St John's Churchyard @ Nr Wapping Gardens
72. Black Cap @ 171 Camden High Street, London
73. Sylvia's Suffragette Shop @ 198 Bow Road, Bow, London
74. Alleyn's School @ Townley Road, Dulwich
75. Shadwell Basin @ Off Glamis Road
76. St James Church @ Clerkenwell Close
77. Bromley Hall @ 43 Gillender Street, London
78. The Spaniard's Inn @ Spaniards Road, Hampstead
79. Nelson in Somerset @ Somerset House, Strand
80. Punch and Judy Birthplace @ St Pauls Portico, Westminster
81. John Wilkes' House Riots @ 35 Grosvenor Square
82. Chalk... but no Cheese @ Limehouse
83. The Green Man @ Putney Heath
84. Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge @ 6 Rangers Road, Chingford, London
85. A ghostly Bricklayer @ South Black Lion Lane
86. Charterhouse @ Charterhouse Square, Smithfield, London
87. London's oldest parish church @ West Smithfield, London
88. Linley Sambourne House @ 18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London
89. The Old Bedford @ 123-133 Camden High Street, Camden
90. Tower Hill @ Nr Tower Hill Tube Station
91. Milroy's of Soho @ 3 Greek Street, Westminster
92. A gilded-gold Memorial @ Albert Memorial, Kensington Gardens, Kensington
93. Number One, London @ Apsley House
94. A Famous Artistic Church @ Battersea Church Road, Battersea
95. Wapping Station @ Nr Wapping Rose Garden
96. Class in a Glass @ 41-43 Mount Street
97. London's Oldest Terraced Houses @ 52-55 Newington Green
98. Orphaned Boys make a Stand @ 2 Greencoat Place, Victoria
99. History of St Sepulchre Church @ Church of St Sepulchre, London
100. The Devil and the Lady @ Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street
101. Fortune Street Park @ Fortune Street, Barbican, London
102. Peter Pan - Still a Legend @ Great Ormond Street, Bloomsbury
103. Gunpowder Plot was foiled here @ Under House of Lords, Westminster
104. The Grenadier and it's Ghosts @ 18 Wilton Row, Chelsea
105. Holborn's Hunting Lodge @ Gate Street, Holborn
106. A Garden with a Gruesome Past @ West Smithfield Garden
107. The BBC...visually gorgeous @ Regent Street
108. The Monument.... is leaning! @ Near King William Street
109. Dr John Snow's Pump @ Broadwick Street, Soho, London
110. The Coal Hole @ 91 Strand, Westminster, London