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The Great London Ghost Tour
The Great London Ghost Tour

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

22nd October 1996 Chelsea director and businessman Matthew Harding killed in helicopter crash.

22nd October 1960 Charlton Athletic Football Club draw 6-6 against Middlesborough.

22nd October 1941 Born today: Charles Keating, London England, actor (Carl Hutchins-Another World)

22nd October 1938 Actor Derek Jacobi, was born in Leytonstone, London.go to related location

22nd October 1910 Millwall open their new ground The Den after 4 previous grounds on Isle of Dogs.go to related location

22nd October 1904 QPR Football Club play their first game at their new ground Loftus Road.go to related location

22nd October 1897 World's 1st car dealer opens in 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. The A & R Club @ 142 Charing Cross Road
12. BBC Media Village and White City @ Wood Lane, London
13. Sir Alf Ramsey was born here @ Five Elms Road, Becontree, Dagenham
14. Arsenal and The Sutton Arms @ 193 Caledonian Road, Islington
15. Terry Venables lived here @ 170 Bonham Road, Becontree
16. Jimmy White started here @ 2a Lynwood Road, Tooting Bec, London
17. Dorothea Lambert Chambers' house @ 7 North Common Road, Ealing
18. Ruislip Lido: Young Ones! @ Reservoir Road, Ruislip
19. London's Oldest Swimming Baths @ Forest Hill Swimming Pools, Dartmouth Road, Lond
20. Hurlingham Park @ Hurlingham Road, Fulham, London
21. Eric Bristow played Darts here @ The Red Lion, 132 Stoke Newington Church Street
22. Hammersmith Palais @ 242 Shepherds Bush Road, Hammersmith, London
23. Henman Hill or Murray Mound? @ Aorangi Terrace, All England Club, Wimbledon
24. Rugby Was Born Here @ St Clement Danes Church, Strand
25. Crews Hill Golf Course @ Cattlegate Road, Crews Hill, Enfield
26. Millwall's The Den @ Zampa Road, Bermondsey
27. Fulham's Craven Cottage @ Stevenage Road, Fulham
28. London's Female Gladiator @ 159 Great Dover Street, Southwark
29. Booby Moore's Childhood Home @ 43 Waverley Gardens, Barking
30. A Horse and a Pint @ Knightsbridge Green
31. Swimming prodigy Beckwith born @ 16b Walcot Place West, Lambeth
32. Londons Oldest Football Team @ Hayes Lane, Bromley
33. Laurie Cunningham lived here @ 73 Lancaster Road, Islington
34. Freemasons Arms: Birth of FA @ 81-82 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London
35. WG Grace's Day Job @ 7 Lawrie Park Road, Sydenham, London
36. Wimbledon, Lawn Tennis Club @ Church Road, Wimbledon
37. Time for some jogging @ Speakers' Corner, Hyde Park
38. George Best lived here @ 89 Oakley Street, Chelsea, London
39. UK's 1st Ten Pin Bowling Alley @ 158 Clapton Common, Stamford Hill
40. Danny the Footie Chairman @ Eltham Green Road
41. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy @ Hampstead Ponds
42. Martin Peters lived here @ 103 Raydons Road, Becontree
43. Home to the Blues or Pensioners @ Stamford Bridge
44. Hendon Hall @ Ashley Lane, Hendon, London
45. 1st Channel swimmer lived here @ The Limes, New Road, Bedfont
46. Selhurst Park @ Whitehorse Lane, Croydon
47. Arsenal's Old Ground @ Off Highbury Park Road
48. Joe Cole's early school years @ Masbro Rd, Marylebone
49. Simpsons: Home of Chess @ 100 Strand, London
50. Henry VIII's tennis court @ Hampton Court Gardens, London
51. The Royal Oak @ 83 Woodman St, London
52. Blythe Hill Tavern @ 319 Stanstead Road
53. The Butcher's Hook @ 477 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London
54. Swimming prodigy Agnes Beckwith @ 74 Kennington Road, Southwark
55. Cricketer Jack Hobbs lived here @ 17 Englewood Road, Clapham
56. Fred Perry and The Brentham Club @ 38a Meadvale Road, Ealing
57. Ted Terry dealt a Red Card @ Unit 4/Retail Park/Fleming Rd, Chafford Hundred
58. Deerfoot Ran Here @ Wick Road, Hackney Wick
59. A Delight off Shoreditch @ Arnold Circus
60. A Stadium with a View @ Craven Cottage, Stevanage Road
61. Setanta was born here @ 268 Northfield Avenue, Northfields, Ealing, Lond
62. Are you the Dude? @ Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place
63. Superhoops in the Bush @ Loftus Road, South Africa Road, Shepherds Bush
64. To Dare is To Do @ Bill Nicholson Way, 748 High Road, Tottenham
65. Pinochet's Priory House Arrest @ Winchmore Hill
66. Tooting Bec Lido @ Tooting Bec Road
67. Cricket in Covent Garden @ 21 Cranbourn Street, Covent Garden, London
68. Battersea Park @ Battersea
69. Olympics 2012: Kapoor Sculpture @ Olympic Park, London
70. Tony Adams lived here @ 6 Foxlands Road, Dagenham
71. Denis Compton lived here @ 20 Alexandra Road, Hendon
72. Walthamstow Dogs to Close @ Chingford Road, London
73. Tottenham Hotspurs Formed Here @ Church Road, Tottenham, London
74. Illuminated Ponies @ Rotten Row, Hyde Park
75. Ballet, Footie & Blue Coats @ Old Dover Road, Blackheath
76. Olympics 2012: Aquatics Centre @ Carpenter's Road, Stratford
77. Wanstead Flats @ Wanstead
78. Westminster Boating Base @ 136 Grosvenor Road
79. Teddy Sheringham lived here @ Malvern Avenue, Highams Park
80. A Park with a View @ Off Highgate High Street
81. Dorset Square: Home of Cricket? @ Dorset Square, Marylebone
82. Four Minute Mile in 18th Century @ Hackney Road, Shoreditch
83. Doggett's Coat and Badge @ 1 Blackfriars Bridge, Southwark
84. Royal Artillery Barracks @ 40-48 Artillery Place, Greenwich
85. The Oval @ Kennington Oval, Kennington
86. Ashley Cole's The Collection @ 264 Brompton Road, London
87. World's Oldest Rugby Union Club @ Princess of Wales, 1a Montpelier Row, Blackheath
88. Urban Golf, Soho @ 33 Great Pulteney Street
89. Marshall Street Baths @ Marshall Street, Westminster
90. Olympics 2012: Handball Arena @ Waterden Road, Olympic Park, Stratford
91. Now that's a Big Screen @ 1, Kensington Square
92. Fancy a Plum? @ Plumstead Common Road
93. Sir Learie lived here @ 101 Lexham Gardens, Earls Court
94. The Freemason's Arms @ 32 Downshire Hill, Hampstead, London
95. London: Tornado capital? @ Whitmore Gardens, Kensal Rise
96. Bobby 'Dazzler' George @ 267 Romford Road, Forest Gate, London
97. What no Vicar? @ Bishop's Avenue, Hammersmith and Fulham
98. Arsenal's Emirates Stadium @ Arsenal Emirates Stadium, Avenell Road
99. The 2012 Olympic Stadium @ Marshgate Lane, Stratford, London
100. The Home of Cricket @ Lord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood
101. Mr Bodybuilding lived here @ 161 Holland Park Avenue
102. Herbert Chapman lived here @ 6 Haslemere Avenue, Hendon, London
103. Moor Park Golf Club @ Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
104. Peter May Sports Centre @ 135 Wadham Road, Walthamstow, London
105. Sutcliffe and Holmes Big Stand @ Leyton County Ground, High Road, Leyton
106. Southgate's Cricket Record @ The Green, Southgate, London
107. Barry Sheene's Childhood @ Queen Square, Holborn
108. Brockwell Lido @ Brockwell Park, Dulwich Road
109. Scottish Castle in London @ Green Lanes, Stoke Newington
110. Olympics 2012: Basketball Arena @ Olympic Park, Stratford