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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

14th August 1967 Pirate radio stations Radio 270, Radio London, Radio Ireland

14th August 1948 The first Summer Olympics to be held since 1936, were closed in London.

14th August 1941 Josef Jakobs, German spy, executed in Tower of London

14th August 1903 Born today: Ronald Stewart, CEO (London Brick Co)

14th August 1867 Forsyte Saga author John Galsworthy was born in Kingston Upon Thames.

14th August 1802 Poet and novelist Letitia Elizabeth Landon (LEL) was born in Chelsea, London.

Top Sport-related places to visit in London.



Sporting related places abound in London where many of the World's great sporting institutions were founded. Sporting stadiums, sporting gestures and great sportsmen and women can be found in here:

TOP 10 SPORT RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE SPORT SIGHTS:

11. King of Punk @ 14 Soho Street, London
12. Terry Venables lived here @ 170 Bonham Road, Becontree
13. Swimming prodigy Beckwith born @ 16b Walcot Place West, Lambeth
14. Osgood and Hutch's Pub @ The Union Inn, Crimp Hill, Windsor
15. The A & R Club @ 142 Charing Cross Road
16. Wimble-gone: Plough Lane @ Plough Lane, Wimbledon
17. Steve Davis started here @ 71 Kirkham Street, Plumstead, London
18. Arsenal's Old Ground @ Off Highbury Park Road
19. Hammersmith Palais @ 242 Shepherds Bush Road, Hammersmith, London
20. BBC Media Village and White City @ Wood Lane, London
21. Dorset Square: Home of Cricket? @ Dorset Square, Marylebone
22. Henry VIII's tennis court @ Hampton Court Gardens, London
23. Millwall's The Den @ Zampa Road, Bermondsey
24. Jimmy White started here @ 2a Lynwood Road, Tooting Bec, London
25. World's Oldest Rugby Union Club @ Princess of Wales, 1a Montpelier Row, Blackheath
26. Selhurst Park @ Whitehorse Lane, Croydon
27. Cricket in Covent Garden @ 21 Cranbourn Street, Covent Garden, London
28. UK's 1st Ten Pin Bowling Alley @ 158 Clapton Common, Stamford Hill
29. Green Pond Road Stadium @ Green Pond Road, Walthamstow
30. A mad day playing Rugby @ The Athletic Ground, Kew Foot Road
31. The Oval @ Kennington Oval, Kennington
32. Brockwell Lido @ Brockwell Park, Dulwich Road
33. David Beckham grew up here @ 150 Norman Road, Leytonstone
34. Arsenal's old Invicta Ground @ Hector Street, Plumstead
35. Pickles World Cup Find @ St Valery, Beulah Hill, Norwood
36. London's Oldest Swimming Baths @ Forest Hill Swimming Pools, Dartmouth Road, Lond
37. Wimbledon, Lawn Tennis Club @ Church Road, Wimbledon
38. The Royal Oak @ 83 Woodman St, London
39. Charlton's The Valley @ Floyd Road, Charlton
40. Ashley Cole's The Collection @ 264 Brompton Road, London
41. Four Minute Mile in 18th Century @ Hackney Road, Shoreditch
42. The Butcher's Hook @ 477 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London
43. Setanta was born here @ 268 Northfield Avenue, Northfields, Ealing, Lond
44. Spurs Red House @ 748 Tottenham High Road, Tottenham
45. Denis Compton lived here @ 20 Alexandra Road, Hendon
46. London's Female Gladiator @ 159 Great Dover Street, Southwark
47. Olympics 2012: Basketball Arena @ Olympic Park, Stratford
48. Fulham's Craven Cottage @ Stevenage Road, Fulham
49. Freemasons Arms: Birth of FA @ 81-82 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London
50. Rugby Was Born Here @ St Clement Danes Church, Strand
51. Eric Bristow played Darts here @ The Red Lion, 132 Stoke Newington Church Street
52. The 2012 Olympic Stadium @ Marshgate Lane, Stratford, London
53. Arsenal's Emirates Stadium @ Arsenal Emirates Stadium, Avenell Road
54. Moor Park Golf Club @ Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
55. A Stadium with a View @ Craven Cottage, Stevanage Road
56. Crews Hill Golf Course @ Cattlegate Road, Crews Hill, Enfield
57. Hardman Dave Mackay lived here @ 26 Whitehouse Way, Southgate
58. Tony Adams lived here @ 6 Foxlands Road, Dagenham
59. Ruislip Lido: Young Ones! @ Reservoir Road, Ruislip
60. Are you the Dude? @ Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place
61. The Real Cockney Boys @ Boleyn Ground, Green Street, Upton Park
62. Herne Hill Velodrome @ Burbage Road
63. Superhoops in the Bush @ Loftus Road, South Africa Road, Shepherds Bush
64. Portal: Chelsea celeb eatery @ 88 St John Street, Farringdon
65. Sutcliffe and Holmes Big Stand @ Leyton County Ground, High Road, Leyton
66. Danny the Footie Chairman @ Eltham Green Road
67. Henman Hill or Murray Mound? @ Aorangi Terrace, All England Club, Wimbledon
68. Londons Oldest Football Team @ Hayes Lane, Bromley
69. Barry Sheene's Childhood @ Queen Square, Holborn
70. Westminster Boating Base @ 136 Grosvenor Road
71. Dorothea Lambert Chambers' house @ 7 North Common Road, Ealing
72. Ballet, Footie & Blue Coats @ Old Dover Road, Blackheath
73. London's Oasis in the Park @ Serpentine Lido, Hyde Park Corner
74. Walthamstow Dogs to Close @ Chingford Road, London
75. Joe Cole's early school years @ Masbro Rd, Marylebone
76. The Dog and Fox @ 24 High Street, Wimbledon, London
77. Herbert Chapman lived here @ 6 Haslemere Avenue, Hendon, London
78. Royal Artillery Barracks @ 40-48 Artillery Place, Greenwich
79. A Park with a View @ Off Highgate High Street
80. The German Gymnasium @ Pancras Road, Kings Cross
81. The Dark Destoyer schooled here @ Loxford Lane, Ilford
82. Swimming prodigy Agnes Beckwith @ 74 Kennington Road, Southwark
83. Laurie Cunningham lived here @ 73 Lancaster Road, Islington
84. The Champion @ 11-12 Wells Street, Oxford Street
85. Fred Perry lived here @ 223 Pitshanger Lane, Ealing
86. A Horse and a Pint @ Knightsbridge Green
87. Peter May Sports Centre @ 135 Wadham Road, Walthamstow, London
88. Blythe Hill Tavern @ 319 Stanstead Road
89. Hendon Hall @ Ashley Lane, Hendon, London
90. World Cup was stolen from here @ Central Hall, Westminster
91. To Dare is To Do @ Bill Nicholson Way, 748 High Road, Tottenham
92. Doggett's Coat and Badge @ 1 Blackfriars Bridge, Southwark
93. Cricketer Jack Hobbs lived here @ 17 Englewood Road, Clapham
94. Olympics 2012: BMX Circuit @ Stratford
95. Bobby 'Dazzler' George @ 267 Romford Road, Forest Gate, London
96. Teddy Sheringham lived here @ Malvern Avenue, Highams Park
97. Deerfoot Ran Here @ Wick Road, Hackney Wick
98. The Australian @ 29 Milner Street, Chelsea
99. Southgate's Cricket Record @ The Green, Southgate, London
100. Sir Learie lived here @ 101 Lexham Gardens, Earls Court
101. Olympics 2012: Kapoor Sculpture @ Olympic Park, London
102. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy @ Hampstead Ponds
103. Wanstead Flats @ Wanstead
104. Time for some jogging @ Speakers' Corner, Hyde Park
105. 1st Channel swimmer lived here @ The Limes, New Road, Bedfont
106. Booby Moore's Childhood Home @ 43 Waverley Gardens, Barking
107. Olympics 2012: Handball Arena @ Waterden Road, Olympic Park, Stratford
108. London: Tornado capital? @ Whitmore Gardens, Kensal Rise
109. Hurlingham Park @ Hurlingham Road, Fulham, London
110. Olympics 2012: Velodrome @ Olympic Village, Stratford