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The Rolling Stones London Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

23rd March 1934 Born today: Bryan Bass, headmaster (City of London School)

23rd March 1933 Born today: Geoffrey Leigh, CEO (Allied London Properties)

23rd March 1905 Born today: Ralph Perring, Lord Mayor (London)

23rd March 1889 The free Woolwich ferry service was launched by Sir Joseph Bazalgette.

23rd March 1861 London's 1st tramcars, designed by Mr Train of NY, begins operating

23rd March 1743 George Frideric Handel's oratorio Messiah premieres in London

23rd March 1729 Celebrated satirical painter William Hogarth married Jane Thornhill, daughter of artist Sir James Thornhill.

Top Science-related places to visit in London.



Some great scientific events and breakthroughs have occurred here in London, this is a collection of the pioneers and where they happened:

TOP 10 SCIENCE RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE SCIENCE SIGHTS:

11. The Royal Observatory @ National Maritime Museum, Greenwich
12. Charles Babbage was born here @ 44 Crosby Row, Newington, London
13. World's 1st Business Computer @ Kaevener House, Hammersmith Road
14. Sir Isaac Newton lived here @ 87 Jermyn Street, St James, London
15. London Zoo @ Regent's Park, London
16. Blood donation founder's house @ 5 Colyton Road, London
17. Gaiety Theatre & Marconi House @ Citibank House, 336/337 Strand, London
18. Biker Denis Johnson worked here @ 69-75 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London
19. Beckton Gasworks: FMJ @ Royal Docks Road, East Ham, London
20. Colour Mauve invented here @ 290 Cable Street, London
21. John Logie Baird's TV demo @ 22 Frith Street, London
22. The Statue that Copies You @ Sumner Street
23. The home of Ada Lovelace @ 3 St James Square, St James
24. The Man who knew everything @ 48 Welbeck Street, Westminster
25. The atom bomb was born here @ Southampton Row, London
26. Zoologist Gosse lived here @ 56 Mortimer Road, Hackney
27. The Faraday Memorial @ Elephant and Castle Roundabout
28. Balloonist Gleisher lived here @ 20 Dartmouth Hill, Blackheath, London
29. Joseph Priestley lived here @ 113 Lower Clapton Road, Hackney
30. Faraday's Apprenticeship @ 48 Blandford Street, Marylebone, London
31. John Logie Baird lived here @ 3 Crescent Wood Road, Sydenham
32. Charles Fort lived here @ 39A Marchmont Street, London
33. Society for Psychical Research @ 14 Deans Yard, Westminster
34. Bouncing Bomb inventor's house @ 241 New Cross Road, New Cross
35. Clouds Godfather lived here @ 7 Bruce Grove, Tottenham
36. Trinity Buoy Wharf @ 64 Orchard Place
37. The Faraday Effect @ Trinity Wharf, Greenwich, London
38. Advancing Geography @ 1 Kensington Gore
39. Why not pat a Pygmy Goat @ Albert Bridge Road, London
40. Francis Galton Lived Here @ 42 Rutland Gate, Knightsbridge
41. The Freud's Lived Here @ Freud Museum, 20 Maresfield Gardens
42. Huggins' Observatory @ 90 Upper Tulse Hill
43. Explorer Stuart lived here @ 9 Campden Hill Square, London
44. Charles Darwin's Down House @ Luxted Road, Downe, Kent
45. The Colonnade Town House @ 2 Warrington Crescent, London
46. London Planetarium @ Marylebone Road