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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

27th July 1996 Peter James Frederick Green, CEO (LLoyd's of London), dies at 71

27th July 1957 St James' Theater in London closes

27th July 1942 Born today: Barbara Ferris, London England, actress (Nice Girl Like Me)

27th July 1694 The Bank of England was established to act as the English Government's banker.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:

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