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The Kate & William Wedding Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th April 1993 1000 kg heavy IRA car bomb explodes in London, killing 1

24th April 1963 Princess Alexandra of Kent was married to Angus Ogilvy in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

24th April 1960 Born today: Paula Yates, London England, Mrs Bob Geldof/rocker/writer (Blondes)

24th April 1936 Born today: Jill Ireland, London, actress (Breakout, Assassination, Chino)

24th April 1867 St. George's Hall Theatre in Langham Place was opened (demolished 1966).

24th April 1731 Author Daniel Defoe died in London trying to evade debtors.

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. Green Pond Road Stadium @ Green Pond Road, Walthamstow
12. Sir Learie lived here @ 101 Lexham Gardens, Earls Court
13. David Beckham grew up here @ 150 Norman Road, Leytonstone
14. Wimble-gone: Plough Lane @ Plough Lane, Wimbledon
15. Fred Perry and The Brentham Club @ 38a Meadvale Road, Ealing
16. World's Oldest Rugby Union Club @ Princess of Wales, 1a Montpelier Row, Blackheath
17. Setanta was born here @ 268 Northfield Avenue, Northfields, Ealing, Lond
18. The 2012 Olympic Stadium @ Marshgate Lane, Stratford, London
19. Olympics 2012: Handball Arena @ Waterden Road, Olympic Park, Stratford
20. Four Minute Mile in 18th Century @ Hackney Road, Shoreditch
21. Ruislip Lido: Young Ones! @ Reservoir Road, Ruislip
22. Cricket in Covent Garden @ 21 Cranbourn Street, Covent Garden, London
23. Hammersmith Palais @ 242 Shepherds Bush Road, Hammersmith, London
24. Hardman Dave Mackay lived here @ 26 Whitehouse Way, Southgate
25. Hurlingham Park @ Hurlingham Road, Fulham, London
26. A Stadium with a View @ Craven Cottage, Stevanage Road
27. London's Female Gladiator @ 159 Great Dover Street, Southwark
28. Fulham's Craven Cottage @ Stevenage Road, Fulham
29. Pickles World Cup Find @ St Valery, Beulah Hill, Norwood
30. WG Grace's Day Job @ 7 Lawrie Park Road, Sydenham, London
31. Walthamstow Dogs to Close @ Chingford Road, London
32. Blythe Hill Tavern @ 319 Stanstead Road
33. Illuminated Ponies @ Rotten Row, Hyde Park
34. Freemasons Arms: Birth of FA @ 81-82 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London
35. Osgood and Hutch's Pub @ The Union Inn, Crimp Hill, Windsor
36. Ballet, Footie & Blue Coats @ Old Dover Road, Blackheath
37. The Real Cockney Boys @ Boleyn Ground, Green Street, Upton Park
38. Ashley Cole's The Collection @ 264 Brompton Road, London
39. King of Punk @ 14 Soho Street, London
40. Pinochet's Priory House Arrest @ Winchmore Hill
41. Hendon Hall @ Ashley Lane, Hendon, London
42. Mr Bodybuilding lived here @ 161 Holland Park Avenue
43. Battersea Park @ Battersea
44. Simpsons: Home of Chess @ 100 Strand, London
45. London's Oldest Swimming Baths @ Forest Hill Swimming Pools, Dartmouth Road, Lond
46. Cricketer WG Grace lived here @ Fairmount, Mottingham Lane, Mottingham
47. Arsenal's Emirates Stadium @ Arsenal Emirates Stadium, Avenell Road
48. Doggett's Coat and Badge @ 1 Blackfriars Bridge, Southwark
49. London: Tornado capital? @ Whitmore Gardens, Kensal Rise
50. Eric Bristow played Darts here @ The Red Lion, 132 Stoke Newington Church Street
51. Westminster Boating Base @ 136 Grosvenor Road
52. Arsenal's Old Ground @ Off Highbury Park Road
53. Henman Hill or Murray Mound? @ Aorangi Terrace, All England Club, Wimbledon
54. Charlton's The Valley @ Floyd Road, Charlton
55. Peter May Sports Centre @ 135 Wadham Road, Walthamstow, London
56. The Australian @ 29 Milner Street, Chelsea
57. Portal: Chelsea celeb eatery @ 88 St John Street, Farringdon
58. UK's 1st Ten Pin Bowling Alley @ 158 Clapton Common, Stamford Hill
59. Moor Park Golf Club @ Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
60. Henry VIII's tennis court @ Hampton Court Gardens, London
61. 1st Channel swimmer lived here @ The Limes, New Road, Bedfont
62. To Dare is To Do @ Bill Nicholson Way, 748 High Road, Tottenham
63. Olympics 2012: Kapoor Sculpture @ Olympic Park, London
64. Olympics 2012: Aquatics Centre @ Carpenter's Road, Stratford
65. Bloodgate Source @ 268 Lavender Hill, London
66. Tottenham Hotspurs Formed Here @ Church Road, Tottenham, London
67. Danny the Footie Chairman @ Eltham Green Road
68. Rugby Was Born Here @ St Clement Danes Church, Strand
69. Herbert Chapman lived here @ 6 Haslemere Avenue, Hendon, London
70. Olympics 2012: Basketball Arena @ Olympic Park, Stratford
71. The Dog and Fox @ 24 High Street, Wimbledon, London
72. Scottish Castle in London @ Green Lanes, Stoke Newington
73. Wimbledon, Lawn Tennis Club @ Church Road, Wimbledon
74. Fancy a Plum? @ Plumstead Common Road
75. Ted Terry dealt a Red Card @ Unit 4/Retail Park/Fleming Rd, Chafford Hundred
76. Dorset Square: Home of Cricket? @ Dorset Square, Marylebone
77. Olympics 2012: BMX Circuit @ Stratford
78. What no Vicar? @ Bishop's Avenue, Hammersmith and Fulham
79. A mad day playing Rugby @ The Athletic Ground, Kew Foot Road
80. The German Gymnasium @ Pancras Road, Kings Cross
81. Superhoops in the Bush @ Loftus Road, South Africa Road, Shepherds Bush
82. A Horse and a Pint @ Knightsbridge Green
83. Crews Hill Golf Course @ Cattlegate Road, Crews Hill, Enfield
84. Selhurst Park @ Whitehorse Lane, Croydon
85. Royal Artillery Barracks @ 40-48 Artillery Place, Greenwich
86. Olympics 2012: Eton Manor @ Quarter Mile Lane, Olympic Village, Stratford
87. The Royal Oak @ 83 Woodman St, London
88. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy @ Hampstead Ponds
89. The Home of Cricket @ Lord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood
90. Sutcliffe and Holmes Big Stand @ Leyton County Ground, High Road, Leyton
91. The Dark Destoyer schooled here @ Loxford Lane, Ilford
92. Home to the Blues or Pensioners @ Stamford Bridge
93. London's Oasis in the Park @ Serpentine Lido, Hyde Park Corner
94. Sir Alf Ramsey was born here @ Five Elms Road, Becontree, Dagenham
95. Bobby 'Dazzler' George @ 267 Romford Road, Forest Gate, London
96. Time for some jogging @ Speakers' Corner, Hyde Park
97. Olympics 2012: Velodrome @ Olympic Village, Stratford
98. Tooting Bec Lido @ Tooting Bec Road
99. Dorothea Lambert Chambers' house @ 7 North Common Road, Ealing
100. Southgate's Cricket Record @ The Green, Southgate, London
101. A Park with a View @ Off Highgate High Street
102. The Champion @ 11-12 Wells Street, Oxford Street
103. The Freemason's Arms @ 32 Downshire Hill, Hampstead, London
104. Cricketer Jack Hobbs lived here @ 17 Englewood Road, Clapham
105. The Lord Derby and Football @ 89 Walmer Terrace, Plumstead
106. Arsenal's old Invicta Ground @ Hector Street, Plumstead
107. World Cup was stolen from here @ Central Hall, Westminster
108. Deerfoot Ran Here @ Wick Road, Hackney Wick
109. Tony Adams lived here @ 6 Foxlands Road, Dagenham
110. Marshall Street Baths @ Marshall Street, Westminster