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The Beatles take London
The Beatles take London

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

20th January 1964 Born today: Victoria Sellers, London England, actress (Crime Zone, Warlords)

20th January 1843 Born today: Pierre-Paul Cambon, French diplomat (Madrid, Constantinople, London)

20th January 1779 Actor David Garrick sadly passed away at The Adelphi buildings.

20th January 1382 King Richard II of England was married to Anne of Bohemia 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. The World's First Ever Cashpoint @ 20 The Town, Enfield
12. Cartoonist Phil May lived here @ 20 Holland Park Road
13. Piers Morgan's Pub @ 86 Earls Court Rd, Kensington
14. Spratt's Dog Food Factory @ Morris Road, Poplar
15. Tompion and Graham Clockmakers @ 69 Fleet Street, London
16. Freemans Started Here @ 131-143 Clapham Road, Clapham
17. Jigsaws were invented here @ Russell Street, Covent Garden, London
18. Curse of Tutankhamun @ 19 Collingham Gardens, Kensington
19. The discovery of Penicillin @ St Mary's Hospital
20. London's First Traffic Island @ St James Street, Piccadilly, London
21. Robert Cocking's Fall to Earth @ St Margaret's Church, Lee Terrace, Lewisham
22. The Goring @ Beeston Place, Kensington
23. Dick Whittington lived here. @ College Street
24. First Aborigine in Europe @ St John's Churchyard, Eltham
25. Oliver Twist's Literary Home @ 48 Doughty Street, off Gray's Inn Road
26. St Barnabas Preaching Riots @ St Barnabas Street, Pimlico
27. Richard Branson born here @ Stonefield Nursing Home, 904 Sidcup Road, London
28. A Spy called The White Rabbit @ Queen Court, Guildford Street, Camden
29. London's First Bridge @ River Thames, Vauxhall
30. Fleming Museum & Penicillin @ St Mary's Hospital, Praed Street, London
31. The Assassination of Mr Thynne @ Pall Mall, London
32. Clement Attlee's House @ 17 Monkham's Avenue, Woodford Green
33. UK's 1st Ten Pin Bowling Alley @ 158 Clapton Common, Stamford Hill
34. Thomas B Macaulay lived here @ 50 Great Ormond Street, London
35. Artist William Etty lived here @ 14 Villiers Street, Charing Cross
36. Mr Morse and his special Code @ 141 Cleveland Street, Fitzrovia
37. Leyton-lad teaches Emperor @ 93 Trumpington Road, Leytonstone
38. Inventor of Holograms lived here @ 79 Queens Gate, Kensington, London
39. Coldplay Ancestor's Summer Time @ The Cedars, Camden Park Road, Chislehurst, Broml
40. St Margarets and Captain Cook @ Abbey Road, Barking
41. Thomas Crapper Flush House @ 12 Thornsett Road, Bromley, London
42. The Freud's Lived Here @ Freud Museum, 20 Maresfield Gardens
43. Explorer Stuart lived here @ 9 Campden Hill Square, London
44. St Mary's Hospital @ Praed Street, Paddington
45. William Tierney Clark lived here @ 7 Hammersmith Terrace, Hammersmith
46. Thomas Hodgkin lived here @ 35 Bedford Square, Bloomsbury
47. Weston's Music Hall @ 242-5 High Holborn
48. Hartley's Fireproof Obelisk @ Putney Heath, London
49. Mendelssohn Composed Here @ 168 Denmark Hill, Camberwell
50. Andrex 2-ply invented here @ Paper Mill Place, St Andrews Road, Walthamstow
51. George Bernard Shaw lived here @ 29 Fitzroy Square
52. The Aeronaut of Holloway @ Highgate Cemetary East, Swain's Lane
53. Stockwell Bus Garage @ Lansdowne Road, Stockwell
54. Parachute Pioneer lived here @ Goldings, Clays Lane, Loughton
55. Motoring pioneer lived here @ 16 Stafford Place
56. Lloyds Law Courts Pedal Power @ 222 Strand, London
57. Livingstone I Presume? @ 1 Savile Row
58. 1st Motorcycle Engine made here @ 1a Lansdowne Road, Tottenham
59. Sir Learie lived here @ 101 Lexham Gardens, Earls Court
60. Sopwith Camel maker lived here @ 46 Green Street, Mayfair
61. Home to an Adventurer @ 56 Oakley Street, Chelsea
62. Robert Falcon Scott lived here @ 56 Oakley Street, Chelsea, London
63. Joseph-Rene Bellot's Obelisk @ Riverside Walk, Greenwich, London
64. The First Human Cannonball @ The Royal Aquarium, Tothill Street, Westminster
65. The Harvard Chapel @ North Transept, Southwark Cathedral, London
66. The Man who knew everything @ 48 Welbeck Street, Westminster
67. Sam the Cat @ Queen Anne Square
68. Howard Carter's Birthplace @ Richmond Mansions, 252 Old Brompton Road
69. Former St Mary's School @ Comunity Center, Walthamstow Village
70. Concorde man born here. @ 499 Hale End Road, Highams Park, London
71. Percy Lambert: Fastest Man @ Brompton Cemetary, Brompton, Kensington
72. Stuntman Blondins Niagara Villa @ Northfield Avenue, Northfields, London
73. Doctor Barnardo @ 58 Solent House, Ben Jonson Road, Stepney
74. The Birdman of Winchmore Hill @ 96 Green Dragon Lane, Palmers Green
75. AV Roe's Flying Machine @ 47 West Hill, Wandsworth
76. Joseph Banks lived here @ 32 Soho Square, London
77. It's For You-Who @ Burlington House, Piccadilly
78. Virginia Woolf born here @ 22 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington
79. First Plastic Invented Here @ Berkshire Road, Hackney Wick, London
80. Time was created here @ 119 High Holborn
81. The King of Scouting Lived here @ 9 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington
82. Charles Darwin's Down House @ Luxted Road, Downe, Kent
83. Francis Galton Lived Here @ 42 Rutland Gate, Knightsbridge
84. Spend a Penny @ Royal Exchange, London
85. Londons 1st Fish and Chip shop @ 78/80 Cleveland Way, Bethnal Green
86. Captain James Cook @ 88 Mile End Road, Mile End
87. Mary Macarthur lived here @ 42 Woodstock Road, Golders Green
88. Home of the Speaking Clock @ Flowers Close, Brook Road, Dollis Hill
89. D'Oyly Carte lived here @ 2 Dartmouth Park Road, Kentish Town
90. Edward Whymper's House @ 82 Waldegrave Road, Teddington
91. The Savoy Theatre @ Savoy Street, Westminster
92. First Birth Control Clinic @ 108 Whitfield Street, Bloomsbury
93. Microphone Inventor lived Here @ 94 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia
94. The Scott Family Lodgings @ 80 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London
95. Joseph Priestley lived here @ 113 Lower Clapton Road, Hackney
96. Gestetner's Former Home @ 124 Highbury New Park, Highbury
97. UK's First Female Doctor @ 20 Upper Berkeley Street, Marylebone
98. Bouncing Bomb inventor's house @ 241 New Cross Road, New Cross
99. Nelson Mandela statue @ Parliament Square, Westminster
100. A Churchill Residence @ 12 Bolton Street, Piccadilly
101. Eadweard Muybridge lived here @ 30 High Street, Kingston upon Thames
102. Blind pioneer Gilbert's house @ 5 Stanhope Place, Hyde Park
103. Wynkyn de Worde, Fleet St Father @ Stationer's Hall, St Brides, London
104. A Blue Plaque for a Car Legend @ 14/15 Conduit Street, Mayfair