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James Bond in London: The Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

26th September 1977 Sir Freddie Laker begins cut-rate Skytrain service, London to NY

26th September 1963 Born today: Lysette Anthony, London, actress (Angelique-Dark Shadows, Switch)

26th September 1961 Author Will Self was born in Finchley, North London.

26th September 1947 Born today: Graham Faulkner, London, actor (Brother Sun Sister Moon)

26th September 1926 JB Fagan's And So to Bed, premieres in London

26th September 1907 Born today: Ralph Michael, London England, actor (Quest, Doctor in the House)

26th September 1087 The Coronation of William II in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

Top Pioneer-related places to visit in London.



The celebration of a pioneer, those who yearned for discovery, and those who remain an inspiration.

TOP 10 PIONEER RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE PIONEER SIGHTS:

11. Richard Branson born here @ Stonefield Nursing Home, 904 Sidcup Road, London
12. Stuntman Blondins Niagara Villa @ Northfield Avenue, Northfields, London
13. The First Great Magician? @ Flat 1 Ornan Court, Ornan Road, Belsize Park
14. Mr Morse and his special Code @ 141 Cleveland Street, Fitzrovia
15. Lloyds Law Courts Pedal Power @ 222 Strand, London
16. The 1st one way Street @ Albermarle Street
17. St Mary's Hospital @ Praed Street, Paddington
18. Sir Learie lived here @ 101 Lexham Gardens, Earls Court
19. The First Human Cannonball @ The Royal Aquarium, Tothill Street, Westminster
20. Curse of Tutankhamun @ 19 Collingham Gardens, Kensington
21. Charles Darwin's Down House @ Luxted Road, Downe, Kent
22. Captain James Cook @ 88 Mile End Road, Mile End
23. Nelson Mandela statue @ Parliament Square, Westminster
24. Clement Attlee's House @ 17 Monkham's Avenue, Woodford Green
25. Explorer Stuart lived here @ 9 Campden Hill Square, London
26. The King of Scouting Lived here @ 9 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington
27. Thomas B Macaulay lived here @ 50 Great Ormond Street, London
28. London's First Bridge @ River Thames, Vauxhall
29. Tompion and Graham Clockmakers @ 69 Fleet Street, London
30. Cartoonist Phil May lived here @ 20 Holland Park Road
31. The Man who knew everything @ 48 Welbeck Street, Westminster
32. Inventor of Holograms lived here @ 79 Queens Gate, Kensington, London
33. Robert Cocking's Fall to Earth @ St Margaret's Church, Lee Terrace, Lewisham
34. Londons 1st Fish and Chip shop @ 78/80 Cleveland Way, Bethnal Green
35. St Barnabas Preaching Riots @ St Barnabas Street, Pimlico
36. Oliver Twist's Literary Home @ 48 Doughty Street, off Gray's Inn Road
37. Dick Whittington lived here. @ College Street
38. UK's 1st Ten Pin Bowling Alley @ 158 Clapton Common, Stamford Hill
39. Freemans Started Here @ 131-143 Clapham Road, Clapham
40. The Assassination of Mr Thynne @ Pall Mall, London
41. Robert Falcon Scott lived here @ 56 Oakley Street, Chelsea, London
42. The Aeronaut of Holloway @ Highgate Cemetary East, Swain's Lane
43. George Bernard Shaw lived here @ 29 Fitzroy Square
44. It's For You-Who @ Burlington House, Piccadilly
45. Eadweard Muybridge lived here @ 30 High Street, Kingston upon Thames
46. Joseph-Rene Bellot's Obelisk @ Riverside Walk, Greenwich, London
47. D'Oyly Carte lived here @ 2 Dartmouth Park Road, Kentish Town
48. Andrex 2-ply invented here @ Paper Mill Place, St Andrews Road, Walthamstow
49. Francis Galton Lived Here @ 42 Rutland Gate, Knightsbridge
50. Thomas Crapper Flush House @ 12 Thornsett Road, Bromley, London
51. Concorde man born here. @ 499 Hale End Road, Highams Park, London
52. Percy Lambert: Fastest Man @ Brompton Cemetary, Brompton, Kensington
53. Leyton-lad teaches Emperor @ 93 Trumpington Road, Leytonstone
54. Weston's Music Hall @ 242-5 High Holborn
55. First Aborigine in Europe @ St John's Churchyard, Eltham
56. The Scott Family Lodgings @ 80 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London
57. Spend a Penny @ Royal Exchange, London
58. Mendelssohn Composed Here @ 168 Denmark Hill, Camberwell
59. Sam the Cat @ Queen Anne Square
60. Jigsaws were invented here @ Russell Street, Covent Garden, London
61. Livingstone I Presume? @ 1 Savile Row
62. Home of the Speaking Clock @ Flowers Close, Brook Road, Dollis Hill
63. Wynkyn de Worde, Fleet St Father @ Stationer's Hall, St Brides, London
64. A Spy called The White Rabbit @ Queen Court, Guildford Street, Camden
65. The Goring @ Beeston Place, Kensington
66. The Savoy Theatre @ Savoy Street, Westminster
67. Time was created here @ 119 High Holborn
68. Mary Macarthur lived here @ 42 Woodstock Road, Golders Green
69. The Harvard Chapel @ North Transept, Southwark Cathedral, London
70. Joseph Priestley lived here @ 113 Lower Clapton Road, Hackney
71. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
72. Coldplay Ancestor's Summer Time @ The Cedars, Camden Park Road, Chislehurst, Broml
73. Hartley's Fireproof Obelisk @ Putney Heath, London
74. Motoring pioneer lived here @ 16 Stafford Place
75. Spratt's Dog Food Factory @ Morris Road, Poplar
76. Artist William Etty lived here @ 14 Villiers Street, Charing Cross
77. First Plastic Invented Here @ Berkshire Road, Hackney Wick, London
78. The Freud's Lived Here @ Freud Museum, 20 Maresfield Gardens
79. Gestetner's Former Home @ 124 Highbury New Park, Highbury
80. First Birth Control Clinic @ 108 Whitfield Street, Bloomsbury
81. Doctor Barnardo @ 58 Solent House, Ben Jonson Road, Stepney
82. Joseph Banks lived here @ 32 Soho Square, London
83. William Tierney Clark lived here @ 7 Hammersmith Terrace, Hammersmith
84. Stockwell Bus Garage @ Lansdowne Road, Stockwell
85. A Churchill Residence @ 12 Bolton Street, Piccadilly
86. Virginia Woolf born here @ 22 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington
87. Home to an Adventurer @ 56 Oakley Street, Chelsea
88. Microphone Inventor lived Here @ 94 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia
89. 1st Motorcycle Engine made here @ 1a Lansdowne Road, Tottenham
90. UK's First Female Doctor @ 20 Upper Berkeley Street, Marylebone
91. Former St Mary's School @ Comunity Center, Walthamstow Village
92. First Lady of Fleet Street @ 7 Chesterfield Gardens, Mayfair
93. Fleming Museum & Penicillin @ St Mary's Hospital, Praed Street, London
94. Howard Carter's Birthplace @ Richmond Mansions, 252 Old Brompton Road
95. Sopwith Camel maker lived here @ 46 Green Street, Mayfair
96. Parachute Pioneer lived here @ Goldings, Clays Lane, Loughton
97. A Blue Plaque for a Car Legend @ 14/15 Conduit Street, Mayfair
98. The Birdman of Winchmore Hill @ 96 Green Dragon Lane, Palmers Green
99. Edward Whymper's House @ 82 Waldegrave Road, Teddington
100. AV Roe's Flying Machine @ 47 West Hill, Wandsworth