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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

29th May 1968 Manchester United wins 13rd Europe Cup 1 in London

29th May 1960 Born today: Adrian Paul, London England, actor (Dance to Win, Highlander)

29th May 1924 Pierre-Paul Cambon, French diplomat (Madrid/London), dies

29th May 1911 W.S. Gilbert of Gilbert & Sullivan fame, dies in his lake at Grims Dyke trying to save a girl.

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