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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

21st March 1974 Attempt made to kidnap Princess Anne in London's Pall Mall

21st March 1968 Hill, Hawkins and Coghill's musical premieres in London

21st March 1963 David Hendon and Douglas Cross' musical premieres in London

21st March 1958 Actor Gary Oldman was born in New Cross, London.

21st March 1925 Born today: Peter Brook, London, director (1776)/TV writer

21st March 1888 Arthur Pinero's Sweet Lavender, premieres in London

21st March 1853 Alfred Cops, zookeeper at the Tower of London, died at the Tower of London 18 years after his menagerie closed.go to related location

21st March 1681 3rd Exclusion Parliament meets in London

Top Literary-related places to visit in London.



It's a magnet is London, always has been, it's always been the centre of the publishing world and London is awash with places that Dicken's lived, Shakespeare played, and many authors were inspired.

TOP 10 LITERARY RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

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11. Writer Haggard lived here @ 69 Gunterstone Road, Hammersmith
12. Mrs Lovett's Pie House @ Bell Yard, London
13. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
14. Ernest Dowson Died Here @ 159 Sangley Road, Catford
15. Anthony Hopkins Odd Coincidence @ Leicester Square Tube station, London
16. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
17. Illustrator Charles Keeping @ 16 Church Road, Shortlands, Bromley
18. HG Wells+Peter Cook lived here @ 17 Church Row, Hampstead, London
19. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
20. 142 The Strand @ 142 The Strand, London
21. Royalty House & Theatre @ 72-74 Dean Street, Soho, London
22. AA Milne lived here @ 13 Mallord Street, Chelsea
23. Edgar Allen Poe lived here @ 172 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney
24. The Edgar Wallace @ 40 Essex Street, London
25. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
26. Oscar Wilde Statue @ Charing Cross, London
27. History of Golden Square @ Golden Square, London
28. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
29. Simpsons: Home of Chess @ 100 Strand, London
30. JM Barrie and Peter Pan @ 100 Bayswater Road, London
31. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
32. Jackie Collins Home @ Hamilton Terrace, Swiss Cottage
33. Bleeding Heart Yard @ Bleeding Heart Yard, Hatton Garden, London
34. Jacobs Island & Oliver Twist @ off Jacob Street
35. Will's Coffee House @ 39 Bow Street, Covent Garden
36. The Fitzroy Tavern @ 16 Charlotte Strreet
37. Evelyn Waugh lived here @ 145 North End Road, Golders Green
38. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, London
39. Pepys's Ghost @ 12 Buckingham Street, Westminster, London
40. Chopin's Last Performance @ 4 St James' Place, Piccadilly, London
41. The Boot @ 116 Cromer St, London
42. Karl Marx Resting Place @ Highgate Cemetery, Highgate, London
43. Clapham Junction & Oscar Wilde @ St John's Hill, Clapham
44. William S Burroughs lived here @ 8 Duke Street, London
45. John Harvards Tavern @ 103 Borough High Street, Southwark, London
46. Goddess Mrs Beeton lived here @ 2 Chandos Villas, Harrow, Middlesex
47. Berry Bros & Rudd Ltd @ 3 St. James's Street, Lambeth
48. Shakespeare's Ireland Yard @ Ireland Yard, Blackfriars, London
49. Eccentric George Cecil Ives @ 196 Adelaide Road, Lewisham, London
50. Agatha Christie's First Home @ 47-48 Campden Street, Kensington
51. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
52. Irish poet WB Yeats Lived here @ 5 Woburn Walk, Bloomsbury, London
53. Radclyffe Halls House @ 37 Holland Street, Kensington
54. Poet's Corner @ Westminster Abbey
55. Home of Guinness Book of Records @ 107 Fleet Street
56. Home of poet Robert Browning @ 19 Warwick Crescent, Paddington, London
57. Author Wilkie Collins lived here @ 90 Gloucester Place (now 65)
58. Charles Dickens Coffee House @ 26 Wellington Street, Covent Garden
59. George Orwell taught here @ The Fountain House Hotel, 116-118 Church Road, H
60. James Joyce lived here @ 28b Campden Grove, Kensington, London
61. Free Learning for All @ Barnard's Inn Hall
62. Beatrix Potters Peter Rabbit @ Brompton Cemetery, Brompton, London
63. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
64. The Old Curiosity Shop @ 13-14 Portsmouth Street, London
65. The Dog and Duck @ Frith Street, Soho, London
66. HG Wells was born here @ Atlas House, 46 High Street, Bromley
67. Home of Noel Coward @ 17 Gerald Road, Belgravia, London
68. Chaucers Canterbury Tales Origin @ Talbot Yard, Southwark, London
69. Roald Dahl's Studio @ 8 Turnchapel Mews, Clapham
70. Author DH Lawrence lived here @ 32 Well Walk, Hampstead, London
71. Da Vinci Code: Opus Dei @ 5 Orme Court, Westminster, London
72. Princess Diana's Playground @ Near Black Line Gate, Serpentine, Kensington, Lo
73. Dickens 1st Love lived here @ 1 Lombard Street, London
74. The Soho Mural @ Noel Street, London
75. Enid Blyton was born here @ 354 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London
76. The Man who knew everything @ 48 Welbeck Street, Westminster
77. Willie Rushton was born here @ Cromwell Road, Earl's Court
78. Charles Dickens Childhood Home @ 16 Bayham Street
79. Saffron Hill @ Saffron Hill, Farringdon
80. Vampire author lived here @ 38 Great Pulteney Street, London
81. Poet Stevie Smith's House @ 1 Avondale Road, Palmers Green
82. Chelsea's Anglesea Arms @ 15 Selwood Terrace, Chelsea
83. WT Stead lived here @ 5 Smith Square, Westminster, London
84. George Orwell Lived here @ 27b Canonbury Square, Islington
85. London's First Railway Bookstall @ Euston Station
86. Rimbaud and Verlaines House @ 8 Royal College Street, Camden, London
87. The George and Vulture @ 3 Castle Court, London
88. Frankenstein author born here @ Polygon Road, Euston
89. Legend of Fu Manchu @ Gill Street, Limehouse, London
90. St Barnabas & the Penny Chute @ 1 Greek Street, Soho, London
91. Samuel Coleridge Died Here @ 3 The Grove, Highgate, London
92. Sir John Betjeman @ 31 Highgate West Hill, Highgate, Highgate
93. The Riceyman Steps @ To Granville Place, London
94. Senate House @ Senate House, Malet Street, London
95. Sir Clement the Great @ Boundary Road, St John's Wood
96. The House by the Thames @ 49 Bankside, Cardinal's Wharf, Southwark, London
97. Oliver Twist's Literary Home @ 48 Doughty Street, off Gray's Inn Road
98. Once home to Mr Stamp @ Canal Road, Bow
99. St George the Martyr and Dickens @ Borough High Street, Southwark, London
100. Dylan Thomas' House of Horror @ 54 Delancey Street, Camden
101. Edward Leeson died here @ PC World, Ruislip Road, Ruislip
102. The Grapes @ 76 Narrow Street, Limehouse, London
103. William Morris's Furniture @ 17 Red Lion Square, Bloomsbury, London
104. The Original Media Mogul: Elias @ 19-24 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London
105. Home of Sherlock Holmes @ 221b Baker Street, London
106. Charles Williams born here @ 3 Caedmon Road, Islington, London
107. Mount Pleasant - or is it? @ Coldbath Square, Islington, London
108. Trafalgar Tavern @ Park Row, Greenwich, London
109. Karl Popper lived here @ 16 Burlington Rise, East Barnet, London
110. Canonbury Towers @ Canonbury Place, Islington