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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

29th May 1968 Manchester United wins 13rd Europe Cup 1 in London

29th May 1960 Born today: Adrian Paul, London England, actor (Dance to Win, Highlander)

29th May 1924 Pierre-Paul Cambon, French diplomat (Madrid/London), dies

29th May 1911 W.S. Gilbert of Gilbert & Sullivan fame, dies in his lake at Grims Dyke trying to save a girl.

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:

MORE LITERARY SIGHTS:

11. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
12. The Fitzroy Tavern @ 16 Charlotte Strreet
13. The Boot @ 116 Cromer St, London
14. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
15. Phileas Fogg lived here! @ 7 Saville Row, Burlington Gardens, London
16. PG Wodehouse lived here @ 17 Dunraven Street, Mayfair, London
17. Chaucers Canterbury Tales Origin @ Talbot Yard, Southwark, London
18. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
19. Shakespeare's Ireland Yard @ Ireland Yard, Blackfriars, London
20. Simpsons: Home of Chess @ 100 Strand, London
21. Anthony Hopkins Odd Coincidence @ Leicester Square Tube station, London
22. Edgar Allen Poe lived here @ 172 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney
23. Oscar Wilde Statue @ Charing Cross, London
24. WT Stead lived here @ 5 Smith Square, Westminster, London
25. William Morris' Red House @ Red House Lane
26. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
27. St Barnabas & the Penny Chute @ 1 Greek Street, Soho, London
28. Whistler's House @ 96 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
29. Trafalgar Tavern @ Park Row, Greenwich, London
30. The Turks Head Literary Club @ 9 Gerrard Street, Soho, London
31. AA Milne lived here @ 13 Mallord Street, Chelsea
32. Orwell's Booklovers Corner @ 1 South End Road, Hampstead, London
33. Irish poet WB Yeats Lived here @ 5 Woburn Walk, Bloomsbury, London
34. A Licence to Write @ 22 Ebury Street, Westminster
35. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, London
36. Vampire author lived here @ 38 Great Pulteney Street, London
37. John Harvards Tavern @ 103 Borough High Street, Southwark, London
38. The Old Curiosity Shop @ 13-14 Portsmouth Street, London
39. Karl Marx Resting Place @ Highgate Cemetery, Highgate, London
40. The Hogwart Express @ Platform 9, King's Cross Station
41. The Original Hatchard's @ 173 Piccadilly, London
42. Legend of Fu Manchu @ Gill Street, Limehouse, London
43. Chopin's Last Performance @ 4 St James' Place, Piccadilly, London
44. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
45. The Soho Mural @ Noel Street, London
46. Home of Sherlock Holmes @ 221b Baker Street, London
47. Beatrix Potters Peter Rabbit @ Brompton Cemetery, Brompton, London
48. Birthplace of the Pre-Raphaelite @ Cavendish College
49. Once home to Mr Stamp @ Canal Road, Bow
50. Royalty House & Theatre @ 72-74 Dean Street, Soho, London
51. Poet Stevie Smith's House @ 1 Avondale Road, Palmers Green
52. Saffron Hill @ Saffron Hill, Farringdon
53. Sir Clement the Great @ Boundary Road, St John's Wood
54. Poet's Corner @ Westminster Abbey
55. Samuel Coleridge Died Here @ 3 The Grove, Highgate, London
56. The House by the Thames @ 49 Bankside, Cardinal's Wharf, Southwark, London
57. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
58. Willie Rushton was born here @ Cromwell Road, Earl's Court
59. James Bond's House @ Royal Avenue, Chelsea
60. The Pillars of Hercules @ 7 Greek St, London
61. Senate House @ Senate House, Malet Street, London
62. Berry Bros & Rudd Ltd @ 3 St. James's Street, Lambeth
63. Princess Diana's Playground @ Near Black Line Gate, Serpentine, Kensington, Lo
64. Charles Dickens Childhood Home @ 16 Bayham Street
65. JM Barrie and Peter Pan @ 100 Bayswater Road, London
66. Pepys's Ghost @ 12 Buckingham Street, Westminster, London
67. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
68. Temple Church @ Temple, London
69. Highgate Hill's Memorial Story @ Highgate Hill
70. Free Learning for All @ Barnard's Inn Hall
71. Canonbury Towers @ Canonbury Place, Islington
72. Goddess Mrs Beeton lived here @ 2 Chandos Villas, Harrow, Middlesex
73. Time to get Trolleyed @ 73A Redchurch Street, Old Street
74. William Morris's Furniture @ 17 Red Lion Square, Bloomsbury, London
75. Jacobs Island & Oliver Twist @ off Jacob Street
76. Radical booksellers since 1945 @ 5 Caledonian Road
77. Well Hall Pleasaunce @ Well Hall Road, Eltham
78. Dickens 1st Love lived here @ 1 Lombard Street, London
79. Enid Blyton was born here @ 354 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London
80. A.C. Doyle The Eye Specialist @ 2 Devonshire Place
81. Bram Stoker's Heroic Deed @ 27 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
82. The Horn and Centre Page @ 29-33 Knightrider Street, St Pauls
83. Eccentric George Cecil Ives @ 196 Adelaide Road, Lewisham, London
84. Edward Leeson died here @ PC World, Ruislip Road, Ruislip
85. Home of Noel Coward @ 17 Gerald Road, Belgravia, London
86. The Dove @ 19 Upper Mall, Hammersmith
87. History of Golden Square @ Golden Square, London
88. Author Wilkie Collins lived here @ 90 Gloucester Place (now 65)
89. The Edgar Wallace @ 40 Essex Street, London
90. Heath Robinson lived here @ Moy Lodge, 75 Moss Lane, Pinner, Harrow
91. James Joyce lived here @ 28b Campden Grove, Kensington, London
92. Clapham Junction & Oscar Wilde @ St John's Hill, Clapham
93. Hazlitt's Hotel @ 6 Frith Street, Soho, London
94. Charing Cross Book Worms @ Charing Cross Road
95. Will's Coffee House @ 39 Bow Street, Covent Garden
96. Voltaire lived and wrote here @ 10 Maiden Lane, Westminster, London
97. An Art & Print Treasure @ Bride Lane, Fleet Street
98. Karl Popper lived here @ 16 Burlington Rise, East Barnet, London
99. Barn Elms Kit Cat House @ Barn Elms, Putney, London
100. The Original Media Mogul: Elias @ 19-24 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London
101. Exciting Books in Soho @ 11 Brewer Street
102. JB Priestley lived here @ 27 Well Walk, Hampstead, London
103. Lord Byron & 1st ever plaque @ 16 Holles Street, London
104. A Funny Man schooled here @ The Ride, Brentford
105. Mervyn Peake lived here @ 1 Drayton Gardens, London
106. The French House @ 49 Dean Street, Soho
107. The Dog and Duck @ Frith Street, Soho, London
108. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
109. Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese @ 145 Fleet St
110. Samuel Beckett lived here @ 34 Gertrude Street, Chelsea