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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

21st March 1974 Attempt made to kidnap Princess Anne in London's Pall Mall

21st March 1968 Hill, Hawkins and Coghill's musical premieres in London

21st March 1963 David Hendon and Douglas Cross' musical premieres in London

21st March 1958 Actor Gary Oldman was born in New Cross, London.

21st March 1925 Born today: Peter Brook, London, director (1776)/TV writer

21st March 1888 Arthur Pinero's Sweet Lavender, premieres in London

21st March 1853 Alfred Cops, zookeeper at the Tower of London, died at the Tower of London 18 years after his menagerie closed.go to related location

21st March 1681 3rd Exclusion Parliament meets in London

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. Londons 1st Fish and Chip shop @ 78/80 Cleveland Way, Bethnal Green
13. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
14. Weston's Music Hall @ 242-5 High Holborn
15. 1st Motorcycle Engine made here @ 1a Lansdowne Road, Tottenham
16. Spratt's Dog Food Factory @ Morris Road, Poplar
17. Thomas Hodgkin lived here @ 35 Bedford Square, Bloomsbury
18. Home of Guinness Book of Records @ 107 Fleet Street
19. The discovery of Penicillin @ St Mary's Hospital
20. First Birth Control Clinic @ 108 Whitfield Street, Bloomsbury
21. The Man who knew everything @ 48 Welbeck Street, Westminster
22. London's First Bridge @ River Thames, Vauxhall
23. St Barnabas Preaching Riots @ St Barnabas Street, Pimlico
24. Richard Branson born here @ Stonefield Nursing Home, 904 Sidcup Road, London
25. Robert Cocking's Fall to Earth @ St Margaret's Church, Lee Terrace, Lewisham
26. Colour Mauve invented here @ 290 Cable Street, London
27. Percy Lambert: Fastest Man @ Brompton Cemetary, Brompton, Kensington
28. Joseph Banks lived here @ 32 Soho Square, London
29. Lloyds Law Courts Pedal Power @ 222 Strand, London
30. Oliver Twist's Literary Home @ 48 Doughty Street, off Gray's Inn Road
31. Dick Whittington lived here. @ College Street
32. The First Human Cannonball @ The Royal Aquarium, Tothill Street, Westminster
33. Former St Mary's School @ Comunity Center, Walthamstow Village
34. The Assassination of Mr Thynne @ Pall Mall, London
35. Freemans Started Here @ 131-143 Clapham Road, Clapham
36. Blind pioneer Gilbert's house @ 5 Stanhope Place, Hyde Park
37. Howard Carter's Birthplace @ Richmond Mansions, 252 Old Brompton Road
38. Mendelssohn Composed Here @ 168 Denmark Hill, Camberwell
39. Mary Macarthur lived here @ 42 Woodstock Road, Golders Green
40. Thomas B Macaulay lived here @ 50 Great Ormond Street, London
41. Edward Whymper's House @ 82 Waldegrave Road, Teddington
42. St Mary's Hospital @ Praed Street, Paddington
43. Virginia Woolf born here @ 22 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington
44. Leyton-lad teaches Emperor @ 93 Trumpington Road, Leytonstone
45. UK's 1st Ten Pin Bowling Alley @ 158 Clapton Common, Stamford Hill
46. Fleming Museum & Penicillin @ St Mary's Hospital, Praed Street, London
47. First Aborigine in Europe @ St John's Churchyard, Eltham
48. Joseph Priestley lived here @ 113 Lower Clapton Road, Hackney
49. Bouncing Bomb inventor's house @ 241 New Cross Road, New Cross
50. London's First Traffic Island @ St James Street, Piccadilly, London
51. A Churchill Residence @ 12 Bolton Street, Piccadilly
52. Joseph-Rene Bellot's Obelisk @ Riverside Walk, Greenwich, London
53. The First Great Magician? @ Flat 1 Ornan Court, Ornan Road, Belsize Park
54. The Aeronaut of Holloway @ Highgate Cemetary East, Swain's Lane
55. Thomas Crapper Flush House @ 12 Thornsett Road, Bromley, London
56. Sam the Cat @ Queen Anne Square
57. Andrex 2-ply invented here @ Paper Mill Place, St Andrews Road, Walthamstow
58. First Lady of Fleet Street @ 7 Chesterfield Gardens, Mayfair
59. Inventor of Holograms lived here @ 79 Queens Gate, Kensington, London
60. Curse of Tutankhamun @ 19 Collingham Gardens, Kensington
61. Livingstone I Presume? @ 1 Savile Row
62. A Spy called The White Rabbit @ Queen Court, Guildford Street, Camden
63. Nelson Mandela statue @ Parliament Square, Westminster
64. Time was created here @ 119 High Holborn
65. Home of the Speaking Clock @ Flowers Close, Brook Road, Dollis Hill
66. Francis Galton Lived Here @ 42 Rutland Gate, Knightsbridge
67. Captain James Cook @ 88 Mile End Road, Mile End
68. First Plastic Invented Here @ Berkshire Road, Hackney Wick, London
69. It's For You-Who @ Burlington House, Piccadilly
70. Mr Morse and his special Code @ 141 Cleveland Street, Fitzrovia
71. Hartley's Fireproof Obelisk @ Putney Heath, London
72. Spend a Penny @ Royal Exchange, London
73. William Tierney Clark lived here @ 7 Hammersmith Terrace, Hammersmith
74. Gestetner's Former Home @ 124 Highbury New Park, Highbury
75. Cartoonist Phil May lived here @ 20 Holland Park Road
76. The Freud's Lived Here @ Freud Museum, 20 Maresfield Gardens
77. Parachute Pioneer lived here @ Goldings, Clays Lane, Loughton
78. The Birdman of Winchmore Hill @ 96 Green Dragon Lane, Palmers Green
79. Sir Learie lived here @ 101 Lexham Gardens, Earls Court
80. Robert Falcon Scott lived here @ 56 Oakley Street, Chelsea, London
81. The Scott Family Lodgings @ 80 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London
82. Home to an Adventurer @ 56 Oakley Street, Chelsea
83. Motoring pioneer lived here @ 16 Stafford Place
84. Tompion and Graham Clockmakers @ 69 Fleet Street, London
85. The Goring @ Beeston Place, Kensington
86. The King of Scouting Lived here @ 9 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington
87. Artist William Etty lived here @ 14 Villiers Street, Charing Cross
88. The Harvard Chapel @ North Transept, Southwark Cathedral, London
89. Concorde man born here. @ 499 Hale End Road, Highams Park, London
90. Explorer Stuart lived here @ 9 Campden Hill Square, London
91. Microphone Inventor lived Here @ 94 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia
92. Jigsaws were invented here @ Russell Street, Covent Garden, London
93. Stockwell Bus Garage @ Lansdowne Road, Stockwell
94. AV Roe's Flying Machine @ 47 West Hill, Wandsworth
95. Coldplay Ancestor's Summer Time @ The Cedars, Camden Park Road, Chislehurst, Broml
96. Eadweard Muybridge lived here @ 30 High Street, Kingston upon Thames
97. Doctor Barnardo @ 58 Solent House, Ben Jonson Road, Stepney
98. UK's First Female Doctor @ 20 Upper Berkeley Street, Marylebone
99. D'Oyly Carte lived here @ 2 Dartmouth Park Road, Kentish Town
100. Charles Darwin's Down House @ Luxted Road, Downe, Kent
101. Sopwith Camel maker lived here @ 46 Green Street, Mayfair
102. The Savoy Theatre @ Savoy Street, Westminster
103. Wynkyn de Worde, Fleet St Father @ Stationer's Hall, St Brides, London
104. George Bernard Shaw lived here @ 29 Fitzroy Square
105. A Blue Plaque for a Car Legend @ 14/15 Conduit Street, Mayfair