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26th June 1973 London production of Grease premieres

26th June 1955 Born today: Mick Jones, London, rock vocalist/guitarist (Clash-Havana 3 AM)

26th June 1946 Born today: Clive Francis, London England, actor (Masada)

26th June 1933 Born today: Claudio Abbado, Milan Italy, composer/conductor (London Symphony Orchestra 1982)

26th June 1909 Victoria and Albert Museum opens in London

26th June 1902 The Coronation of Edward VII has to be postponed due to the future king's appendicitis.go to related location

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26th June 1816 The first prisoners, all women, admitted to newly built MillBank Prison in London.go to related location

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. Samuel Pepys birthplace @ Salisbury Court, Fleet Street
12. Allan Chappelow Murder @ 9 Downshire Hill, Hampstead
13. Mrs Lovett's Pie House @ Bell Yard, London
14. Orwell's Booklovers Corner @ 1 South End Road, Hampstead, London
15. The Edgar Wallace @ 40 Essex Street, London
16. Anthony Hopkins Odd Coincidence @ Leicester Square Tube station, London
17. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
18. Ernest Dowson Died Here @ 159 Sangley Road, Catford
19. HG Wells+Peter Cook lived here @ 17 Church Row, Hampstead, London
20. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
21. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
22. Chopin's Last Performance @ 4 St James' Place, Piccadilly, London
23. HG Wells was born here @ Atlas House, 46 High Street, Bromley
24. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
25. Charles Dickens Coffee House @ 26 Wellington Street, Covent Garden
26. Illustrator Charles Keeping @ 16 Church Road, Shortlands, Bromley
27. Bleeding Heart Yard @ Bleeding Heart Yard, Hatton Garden, London
28. Oscar Wilde Statue @ Charing Cross, London
29. Royalty House & Theatre @ 72-74 Dean Street, Soho, London
30. Will's Coffee House @ 39 Bow Street, Covent Garden
31. Clapham Junction & Oscar Wilde @ St John's Hill, Clapham
32. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, London
33. Edgar Allen Poe lived here @ 172 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney
34. Irish poet WB Yeats Lived here @ 5 Woburn Walk, Bloomsbury, London
35. Jacobs Island & Oliver Twist @ off Jacob Street
36. Pepys's Ghost @ 12 Buckingham Street, Westminster, London
37. Eccentric George Cecil Ives @ 196 Adelaide Road, Lewisham, London
38. Goddess Mrs Beeton lived here @ 2 Chandos Villas, Harrow, Middlesex
39. 142 The Strand @ 142 The Strand, London
40. John Harvards Tavern @ 103 Borough High Street, Southwark, London
41. AA Milne lived here @ 13 Mallord Street, Chelsea
42. George Orwell taught here @ The Fountain House Hotel, 116-118 Church Road, H
43. Enid Blyton was born here @ 354 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London
44. Karl Marx Resting Place @ Highgate Cemetery, Highgate, London
45. Jackie Collins Home @ Hamilton Terrace, Swiss Cottage
46. Whistler's House @ 96 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
47. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
48. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
49. The Fitzroy Tavern @ 16 Charlotte Strreet
50. Shakespeare's Ireland Yard @ Ireland Yard, Blackfriars, London
51. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
52. Dylan Thomas' House of Horror @ 54 Delancey Street, Camden
53. Home of poet Robert Browning @ 19 Warwick Crescent, Paddington, London
54. Author Wilkie Collins lived here @ 90 Gloucester Place (now 65)
55. St Barnabas & the Penny Chute @ 1 Greek Street, Soho, London
56. History of Golden Square @ Golden Square, London
57. JM Barrie and Peter Pan @ 100 Bayswater Road, London
58. Peter Cook's Baby Lives On @ 6 Carlisle Street
59. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
60. Willie Rushton was born here @ Cromwell Road, Earl's Court
61. James Joyce lived here @ 28b Campden Grove, Kensington, London
62. Vampire author lived here @ 38 Great Pulteney Street, London
63. William S Burroughs lived here @ 8 Duke Street, London
64. The Hogwart Express @ Platform 9, King's Cross Station
65. Senate House @ Senate House, Malet Street, London
66. Canonbury Towers @ Canonbury Place, Islington
67. The Diary of a Drug Fiend @ 31 Wellington Square, Chelsea, London
68. The Albany, home to AJ Raffles @ Albany Court, St James, London
69. Home of Noel Coward @ 17 Gerald Road, Belgravia, London
70. Punch Tavern @ 95 Fleet Street
71. The Original Hatchard's @ 173 Piccadilly, London
72. London's First Railway Bookstall @ Euston Station
73. Canada Water Super-Library @ 21 Surrey Quays Road, Rotherhithe
74. The Old Nicholl @ Arnold Circus, Tower Hamlets, London
75. The House by the Thames @ 49 Bankside, Cardinal's Wharf, Southwark, London
76. Mount Pleasant - or is it? @ Coldbath Square, Islington, London
77. William Morris' Red House @ Red House Lane
78. Author Mary Shelley lived here @ 24 Chester Square, Belgravia
79. Lord Byron & 1st ever plaque @ 16 Holles Street, London
80. Berry Bros & Rudd Ltd @ 3 St. James's Street, Lambeth
81. The Boot @ 116 Cromer St, London
82. Well Read in the North @ 218 Eversholt Street
83. William Morris's Furniture @ 17 Red Lion Square, Bloomsbury, London
84. The Soho Mural @ Noel Street, London
85. JB Priestley lived here @ 27 Well Walk, Hampstead, London
86. Karl Popper lived here @ 16 Burlington Rise, East Barnet, London
87. Don't be Daunted @ 83 Marylebone High Street
88. Edward Leeson died here @ PC World, Ruislip Road, Ruislip
89. Hazlitt's Hotel @ 6 Frith Street, Soho, London
90. Novelist James Hilton lived here @ 42 Oak Hill Gardens, Woodford Green
91. Princess Diana's Playground @ Near Black Line Gate, Serpentine, Kensington, Lo
92. The Riceyman Steps @ To Granville Place, London
93. Author DH Lawrence lived here @ 32 Well Walk, Hampstead, London
94. The Pillars of Hercules @ 7 Greek St, London
95. Highgate Hill's Memorial Story @ Highgate Hill
96. Home of Sherlock Holmes @ 221b Baker Street, London
97. WT Stead lived here @ 5 Smith Square, Westminster, London
98. Doves Bindery and Press @ 15 Upper Mall, Hammersmith
99. Bram Stoker's Heroic Deed @ 27 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
100. The First ever London Theatre @ 86-88 Curtain Road
101. Da Vinci Code: Opus Dei @ 5 Orme Court, Westminster, London
102. Dickens 1st Love lived here @ 1 Lombard Street, London
103. A meeting of Literary Minds @ 87-89 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury
104. Chelsea's Anglesea Arms @ 15 Selwood Terrace, Chelsea
105. Radclyffe Halls House @ 37 Holland Street, Kensington
106. Legend of Fu Manchu @ Gill Street, Limehouse, London
107. Lawrence of Arabia's Land @ Pole Hill, Chingford
108. World's Biggest Plum Pudding! @ 17 Easycheap, London
109. The George and Vulture @ 3 Castle Court, London
110. Temple Church @ Temple, London