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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

28th March 1945 Last German V-2 (buzz bomb) attack on London

28th March 1921 Actor Dirk Bogarde is born in Hampstead, London.

28th March 1858 The original Chelsea toll & suspension bridge designed by Thomas Page was opened.

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