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The Great London Ghost Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

22nd October 1996 Chelsea director and businessman Matthew Harding killed in helicopter crash.

22nd October 1960 Charlton Athletic Football Club draw 6-6 against Middlesborough.

22nd October 1941 Born today: Charles Keating, London England, actor (Carl Hutchins-Another World)

22nd October 1938 Actor Derek Jacobi, was born in Leytonstone, London.go to related location

22nd October 1910 Millwall open their new ground The Den after 4 previous grounds on Isle of Dogs.go to related location

22nd October 1904 QPR Football Club play their first game at their new ground Loftus Road.go to related location

22nd October 1897 World's 1st car dealer opens 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. Ernest Dowson Died Here @ 159 Sangley Road, Catford
12. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
13. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
14. Anthony Hopkins Odd Coincidence @ Leicester Square Tube station, London
15. Oscar Wilde Statue @ Charing Cross, London
16. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, London
17. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
18. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
19. Chopin's Last Performance @ 4 St James' Place, Piccadilly, London
20. Clapham Junction & Oscar Wilde @ St John's Hill, Clapham
21. 142 The Strand @ 142 The Strand, London
22. Illustrator Charles Keeping @ 16 Church Road, Shortlands, Bromley
23. Phileas Fogg lived here! @ 7 Saville Row, Burlington Gardens, London
24. Royalty House & Theatre @ 72-74 Dean Street, Soho, London
25. HG Wells+Peter Cook lived here @ 17 Church Row, Hampstead, London
26. Edgar Allen Poe lived here @ 172 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney
27. Karl Marx Resting Place @ Highgate Cemetery, Highgate, London
28. The Fitzroy Tavern @ 16 Charlotte Strreet
29. Senate House @ Senate House, Malet Street, London
30. William S Burroughs lived here @ 8 Duke Street, London
31. AA Milne lived here @ 13 Mallord Street, Chelsea
32. History of Golden Square @ Golden Square, London
33. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
34. Bleeding Heart Yard @ Bleeding Heart Yard, Hatton Garden, London
35. Home of Noel Coward @ 17 Gerald Road, Belgravia, London
36. George Orwell taught here @ The Fountain House Hotel, 116-118 Church Road, H
37. Shakespeare's Ireland Yard @ Ireland Yard, Blackfriars, London
38. Jacobs Island & Oliver Twist @ off Jacob Street
39. Berry Bros & Rudd Ltd @ 3 St. James's Street, Lambeth
40. JM Barrie and Peter Pan @ 100 Bayswater Road, London
41. Goddess Mrs Beeton lived here @ 2 Chandos Villas, Harrow, Middlesex
42. Beatrix Potters Peter Rabbit @ Brompton Cemetery, Brompton, London
43. John Harvards Tavern @ 103 Borough High Street, Southwark, London
44. Canonbury Towers @ Canonbury Place, Islington
45. Voltaire lived and wrote here @ 10 Maiden Lane, Westminster, London
46. Charles Dickens Coffee House @ 26 Wellington Street, Covent Garden
47. The Turks Head Literary Club @ 9 Gerrard Street, Soho, London
48. Agatha Christie's First Home @ 47-48 Campden Street, Kensington
49. HG Wells was born here @ Atlas House, 46 High Street, Bromley
50. Radclyffe Halls House @ 37 Holland Street, Kensington
51. Jane Austen lived here @ 10 Henrietta Street, Westminster, London
52. The French House @ 49 Dean Street, Soho
53. Roald Dahl's Studio @ 8 Turnchapel Mews, Clapham
54. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
55. The Old Curiosity Shop @ 13-14 Portsmouth Street, London
56. The Edgar Wallace @ 40 Essex Street, London
57. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
58. Edward Leeson died here @ PC World, Ruislip Road, Ruislip
59. Pepys's Ghost @ 12 Buckingham Street, Westminster, London
60. Author DH Lawrence lived here @ 32 Well Walk, Hampstead, London
61. Jackie Collins Home @ Hamilton Terrace, Swiss Cottage
62. Irish poet WB Yeats Lived here @ 5 Woburn Walk, Bloomsbury, London
63. Whistler's House @ 96 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
64. Frankenstein author born here @ Polygon Road, Euston
65. Legend of Fu Manchu @ Gill Street, Limehouse, London
66. Once home to Mr Stamp @ Canal Road, Bow
67. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
68. Willie Rushton was born here @ Cromwell Road, Earl's Court
69. Princess Diana's Playground @ Near Black Line Gate, Serpentine, Kensington, Lo
70. Goldsmith and Blackstone @ 2 Brick Court, Temple, London
71. Will's Coffee House @ 39 Bow Street, Covent Garden
72. Poet Stevie Smith's House @ 1 Avondale Road, Palmers Green
73. The Pillars of Hercules @ 7 Greek St, London
74. Chaucers Canterbury Tales Origin @ Talbot Yard, Southwark, London
75. Poet's Corner @ Westminster Abbey
76. Eccentric George Cecil Ives @ 196 Adelaide Road, Lewisham, London
77. Samuel Coleridge Died Here @ 3 The Grove, Highgate, London
78. James Bond's House @ Royal Avenue, Chelsea
79. St Barnabas & the Penny Chute @ 1 Greek Street, Soho, London
80. The Diary of a Drug Fiend @ 31 Wellington Square, Chelsea, London
81. Simpsons: Home of Chess @ 100 Strand, London
82. Enid Blyton was born here @ 354 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London
83. Author Mary Shelley lived here @ 24 Chester Square, Belgravia
84. Rimbaud and Verlaines House @ 8 Royal College Street, Camden, London
85. Da Vinci Code: Opus Dei @ 5 Orme Court, Westminster, London
86. Virginia Woolf's Pad @ 46 Gordon Square, Bloomsbury
87. Sir John Betjeman @ 31 Highgate West Hill, Highgate, Highgate
88. Shakespeare, The Lodger @ Monkswell Street, London Wall, London
89. WT Stead lived here @ 5 Smith Square, Westminster, London
90. St George the Martyr and Dickens @ Borough High Street, Southwark, London
91. Exciting Books in Soho @ 11 Brewer Street
92. The House by the Thames @ 49 Bankside, Cardinal's Wharf, Southwark, London
93. The First ever London Theatre @ 86-88 Curtain Road
94. The Original Hatchard's @ 173 Piccadilly, London
95. William Blake lived here. @ 28 Poland Street, London
96. Mount Pleasant - or is it? @ Coldbath Square, Islington, London
97. Home of poet Robert Browning @ 19 Warwick Crescent, Paddington, London
98. JB Priestley lived here @ 27 Well Walk, Hampstead, London
99. Poet Dylan Thomas lived here @ 5 Redcliffe Street, Earls Court
100. Dr Johnson's Dictionary House @ 17 Gough Square, London
101. The Man who knew everything @ 48 Welbeck Street, Westminster
102. William Morris' Red House @ Red House Lane
103. The Boot @ 116 Cromer St, London
104. Ripping Yarns @ 355 Archway Road, Highgate
105. London's First Railway Bookstall @ Euston Station
106. Verde & Company @ 40 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields
107. Home of Guinness Book of Records @ 107 Fleet Street
108. Keats House @ Keats Grove, Hampstead, London
109. The Soho Mural @ Noel Street, London
110. Sherlock Holmes Remembered @ Baker Street Tube Station