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The Beatles take London
The Beatles take London

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

17th January 1928 Born today: Vidal Sassoon, London, hair stylist/CEO (Vidal Sasson)

17th January 1899 Born today: Nevil Shute [Norway], London, novelist (On the Beach, Town Like Alice)

17th January 1886 Born today: Ronald Firbank, London, novelist (Flower Beneath the Foot)

17th January 1775 R B Sheridan's Rivals, premieres in London

17th January 1670 Highwayman Claude Duval found guilty of 6 robberies and sentenced to death.go to related location

Top Crime-related places to visit in London.



Crime is one of the most intriguing and captivating themes in modern life, and London's history is full of real life escapades, robberies, murders and other nefarious criminal intent. Find out here exactly where they happened.

TOP 10 CRIME RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE CRIME SIGHTS:

11. The Carpenters Arms @ 73 Cheshire Street, Bethnal Green
12. Did Jack the Ripper live here? @ 3 Sion Square, Whitechapel, London
13. Captain Kidd Hung Here @ Tilbury Point, Essex
14. Buster Edwards died here @ Greet Street, Southwark
15. Cynthia Paynes House of Cyn @ 32 Ambleside Avenue, Streatham, London
16. Moll King's Houses of Ill Repute @ 106 Haverstock Hill, Chalk Farm
17. John and Yoko's Nude Scene @ 38 Montagu Square, London
18. The Old Palace Yard @ Abingdon Street, Westminster
19. The Kray twins were born here @ 64 Stean Street, Hoxton
20. Acid Murderer worked here @ 79 Gloucester Road, Kensington, London
21. Dick Turpin's Cave @ Wellington Hill, High Beech, Epping Forest
22. Poirot's London Pad @ Charterhouse Square
23. The Cock Tavern Debauchery @ Bow Street, London
24. Wilfred Brambles arrest was here @ 1 Shepherd's Bush Green, London
25. The Kray Twins lived here @ 178 Vallance Road, Bethnal Green, London
26. Hanged Ruth Ellis lived here @ 44 Egerton Gardens, Ealing, London
27. Lord Lucan's Murder House @ 46 Lower Belgrave Street, London
28. The Markham Square Siege @ Markham Square, Chelsea
29. Foreign Anarchist Club @ 6 Windmill Street, Tottenham Court Road
30. The Blind Beggar @ 337 Whitechapel Road
31. John Christies House of Horror @ Near Barton Mews, Ladbroke Grove, London
32. A barbers with a secret @ 156 Caledonian Road
33. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
34. Pickles World Cup Find @ St Valery, Beulah Hill, Norwood
35. The Clockwork Orange Underpass @ Trinity Road, Wandsworth, London
36. The Spaghetti House Siege @ 77 Knightsbridge, Knightsbridge
37. The Lion Public House @ Tapp Street
38. Ripper's First Victim @ Durward Street, Whitechapel
39. Sweeney Todd was born here @ 85 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London
40. Balcombe Street Siege @ 21 Balcombe St, Marylebone, London
41. Brockley Jack @ 410 Brockley Road, Brockley
42. The Battle of Waterloo 2 @ 81 Waterloo Road, Waterloo
43. The Calthorpe Arms @ 252 Grays Inn Road, City of London
44. Once a Gun Safe House @ 257 Caledonian Road
45. 1909 Tottenham Outrage Robbery @ Tottenham High Road, London
46. Home of Russian spy Kim Philby @ 18 Carlyle Square, Chelsea, London
47. Captain Kidd Public House @ Off Wapping Rose Garden
48. Francis Bacon's Drug Bust @ 80 Narrow Street, Limehouse
49. The Zizzi Penis Lop @ 73-75 The Strand, London
50. First Whitechapel Murder @ Wentworth Street, Whitechapel
51. Hackney Mafia Shoe Shop @ 5 Hackney Road, Bethnal Green, London
52. Green Jackets Bandstand bomb @ Bandstand, Regents Park
53. Tony Blair lived here @ 1 Richmond Crescent, Islington
54. The Clink @ Clink Street, London
55. Holloway Prison @ Parkhurst Road, Islington
56. Spend a Night as a Kray @ 28 Bow Street
57. Lord Lucan's Home @ 72a Elizabeth Street
58. The Islington Gibbett @ Holloway Road, Islington
59. Writers Poison Umbrella Stabbing @ Waterloo Bridge, London
60. The Grave Maurice @ 269 Whitechapel High Street, Whitechapel
61. The Ye Olde Mitre @ 1 Ely Court
62. A Park once filled with Vice @ Whetstone Park, Camden
63. St Matthews Church @ Hereford Street, Whitechapel, London
64. John Wilkes' House Riots @ 35 Grosvenor Square
65. Brinks Mat Bullion @ 117 Wilton Way
66. Pirates Execution Dock @ Off Wapping High Street, Wapping, London
67. Death of God's Banker @ Blackfriar's Bridge, London
68. Catherine Wheel Alley @ Bishopsgate, Broadgate
69. Electric Avenue @ Electric Avenue, Brixton, London
70. London Sculpture Comes Home @ 8 Hart Street, City of London
71. Famous Drinkers to die for @ 127 Gloucester Road, Kensington
72. Albion House @ Albion House, New Oxford Street, London
73. Spring Heeled Jacks 1st Victim @ 1 Tredegar Road, Tower Hamlets, London
74. The Spaniard's Inn @ Spaniards Road, Hampstead
75. Not a nice way to go @ London Bridge
76. House of Reeves @ 120 Church Street, Croydon
77. Poor Lazarus Isaacs @ Tower Street, London
78. Sherlock's Speedy Sarnie @ 187 North Gower Street, Camden
79. The Start of the 2011 Riots @ Ferry Lane, Tottenham
80. Adam Ant's Last Stand @ 22 Chalcot Road, London
81. A Beatle gets Busted @ 34 Montagu Square, Marylebone
82. Charlie Peace Arrested here @ 2 St John's Park, Blackheath
83. Town of Ramsgate @ 62 Wapping High Street
84. Broadwater Farm @ Willan Road, Tottenham
85. Robber Claude Duval Caught here @ The Marquis, 51-52 Chandos Place, Covent Garden
86. Prospect of Whitby @ 57 Wapping Wall
87. Gunpowder Plot was foiled here @ Under House of Lords, Westminster
88. Wandsworth Prison @ Heathfield Road
89. The Highbury Barn @ Highbury Hill, London
90. Created by an Almost-Bard @ 99 Buckingham Palace Road
91. 21/7 Bomb Factory @ 58 Curtis House, Ladderswood Way, New Southgate,
92. Bow Street Magistrates Court @ Bow Street, Covent Garden, London
93. Barry George's Flat @ 2b Crookham Road, Fulham, London
94. Bouncers bounce back at KFC @ 37 Camden High Street
95. Metropolis @ Metropolis, 70 Chiswick High Road, London
96. King's Bench Debtors Prison @ Borough, Southwark, London
97. Dr Crippen Lived Here @ 34-37 Store Street, Bloomsbury
98. The Goat @ 3a Kensington High Street
99. Stone Newington 8 @ 359 Amhurst Road, Stoke Newington
100. The Hand and Shears @ 1 Middle Street
101. Parking Meter R.I.P. @ Warwick Street, Westminster
102. The Aubergine Robbery Mystery @ 11 Park Walk, London
103. JG Ballard's Millenium People @ Chelsea Marina Harbour, Fulham, London
104. Solicitor's Armed Siege @ 46 Markham Square, Chelsea, London
105. The Tower of London @ Tower of London
106. Wainewright the Poisoner @ 48 Great Marlborough Street, London
107. The Devil and the Lady @ Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street
108. The Star Tavern @ 6 Belgrave Mews West
109. Lenin Memorial @ Bevin Court, Cruickshank Street, London
110. The Magdala @ 2a South Hill Park