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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th April 1993 1000 kg heavy IRA car bomb explodes in London, killing 1

24th April 1963 Princess Alexandra of Kent was married to Angus Ogilvy in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

24th April 1960 Born today: Paula Yates, London England, Mrs Bob Geldof/rocker/writer (Blondes)

24th April 1936 Born today: Jill Ireland, London, actress (Breakout, Assassination, Chino)

24th April 1867 St. George's Hall Theatre in Langham Place was opened (demolished 1966).

24th April 1731 Author Daniel Defoe died in London trying to evade debtors.

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