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American Tour of London
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

21st May 1977 Punk rockers The Clash play the Rainbow Theatre, causing carnage as fans rip out 200 seats.go to related location

21st May 1973 Comedian Noel Fielding, Mighty Boosh, born in Westminster.

21st May 1966 Heavyweight Cassius Clay KOs Henry Cooper in London

21st May 1950 Born today: Roger Hodgson, London, rocker (Supertramp)

21st May 1920 Born today: Anthony Steel, London, actor (Malta Story, Wooden Horse)

21st May 1471 King Edward IV enters London and claims the throne.

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 Tyburn Tree @ Bayswater Road, London
12. Acid Murderer worked here @ 79 Gloucester Road, Kensington, London
13. Buster Edwards died here @ Greet Street, Southwark
14. Dr Crippen's Murder Home @ 39 Hilldrop Crescent, Holloway, London
15. The Kray Twins lived here @ 178 Vallance Road, Bethnal Green, London
16. Cynthia Paynes House of Cyn @ 32 Ambleside Avenue, Streatham, London
17. The Battle of Waterloo 2 @ 81 Waterloo Road, Waterloo
18. Dick Turpin's Cave @ Wellington Hill, High Beech, Epping Forest
19. Moll King's Houses of Ill Repute @ 106 Haverstock Hill, Chalk Farm
20. The Carpenters Arms @ 73 Cheshire Street, Bethnal Green
21. Did Jack the Ripper live here? @ 3 Sion Square, Whitechapel, London
22. The Lion Public House @ Tapp Street
23. The Clockwork Orange Underpass @ Trinity Road, Wandsworth, London
24. Lord Lucan's Murder House @ 46 Lower Belgrave Street, London
25. The London Cage, WW2 torture @ 7 Kensington Palace Gardens
26. Tony Blair lived here @ 1 Richmond Crescent, Islington
27. The Cock Tavern Debauchery @ Bow Street, London
28. John Wilkes' House Riots @ 35 Grosvenor Square
29. The Ship and Blue Ball @ 13 Boundary Street, Shoreditch, London
30. Hanged Ruth Ellis lived here @ 44 Egerton Gardens, Ealing, London
31. Foreign Anarchist Club @ 6 Windmill Street, Tottenham Court Road
32. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
33. Poirot's London Pad @ Charterhouse Square
34. Pickles World Cup Find @ St Valery, Beulah Hill, Norwood
35. The Markham Square Siege @ Markham Square, Chelsea
36. The Goat @ 3a Kensington High Street
37. A barbers with a secret @ 156 Caledonian Road
38. The Clink @ Clink Street, London
39. Wilfred Brambles arrest was here @ 1 Shepherd's Bush Green, London
40. John Christies House of Horror @ Near Barton Mews, Ladbroke Grove, London
41. St Matthews Church @ Hereford Street, Whitechapel, London
42. Gunpowder Plot was foiled here @ Under House of Lords, Westminster
43. Adam Ant's Last Stand @ 22 Chalcot Road, London
44. The Zizzi Penis Lop @ 73-75 The Strand, London
45. The Aubergine Robbery Mystery @ 11 Park Walk, London
46. Bow Street Magistrates Court @ Bow Street, Covent Garden, London
47. Spend a Night as a Kray @ 28 Bow Street
48. The Start of the 2011 Riots @ Ferry Lane, Tottenham
49. The Calthorpe Arms @ 252 Grays Inn Road, City of London
50. Robber Claude Duval Caught here @ The Marquis, 51-52 Chandos Place, Covent Garden
51. Created by an Almost-Bard @ 99 Buckingham Palace Road
52. Death of God's Banker @ Blackfriar's Bridge, London
53. Brockley Jack @ 410 Brockley Road, Brockley
54. Charlie Peace Arrested here @ 2 St John's Park, Blackheath
55. The Magdala @ 2a South Hill Park
56. Broadwater Farm @ Willan Road, Tottenham
57. Balcombe Street Siege @ 21 Balcombe St, Marylebone, London
58. Captain Kidd Public House @ Off Wapping Rose Garden
59. The Blind Beggar @ 337 Whitechapel Road
60. Sherlock's Speedy Sarnie @ 187 North Gower Street, Camden
61. A more level-headed Nephew @ 26 Priory Gardens, Highgate
62. Brinks Mat Bullion @ 117 Wilton Way
63. The Tower of London @ Tower of London
64. Ted Terry dealt a Red Card @ Unit 4/Retail Park/Fleming Rd, Chafford Hundred
65. The Garrick Arms @ 8 Charing Cross Road, London
66. Spring Heeled Jacks 1st Victim @ 1 Tredegar Road, Tower Hamlets, London
67. Catherine Wheel Alley @ Bishopsgate, Broadgate
68. First Whitechapel Murder @ Wentworth Street, Whitechapel
69. 1909 Tottenham Outrage Robbery @ Tottenham High Road, London
70. A Beatle gets Busted @ 34 Montagu Square, Marylebone
71. The Islington Gibbett @ Holloway Road, Islington
72. Green Jackets Bandstand bomb @ Bandstand, Regents Park
73. The Spaniard's Inn @ Spaniards Road, Hampstead
74. The Grave Maurice @ 269 Whitechapel High Street, Whitechapel
75. World Cup was stolen from here @ Central Hall, Westminster
76. Prospect of Whitby @ 57 Wapping Wall
77. The Green Man @ Putney Heath
78. The Devil and the Lady @ Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street
79. Shot Prime Minister born here @ Audley Square, Westminster, London
80. House of Reeves @ 120 Church Street, Croydon
81. Albion House @ Albion House, New Oxford Street, London
82. Lenin Memorial @ Bevin Court, Cruickshank Street, London
83. Writers Poison Umbrella Stabbing @ Waterloo Bridge, London
84. Sweeney Todd was born here @ 85 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London
85. The Spaghetti House Siege @ 77 Knightsbridge, Knightsbridge
86. River Police Boatyard @ Nr Wapping Rose Garden
87. The Ye Olde Mitre @ 1 Ely Court
88. The Jowell's scandal home @ Raveley Street, Kentish Town
89. A Park once filled with Vice @ Whetstone Park, Camden
90. King's Bench Debtors Prison @ Borough, Southwark, London
91. BT Telecoms Tower @ 60 Cleveland Street, London
92. Electric Avenue @ Electric Avenue, Brixton, London
93. Wandsworth Prison @ Heathfield Road
94. Bomb Plotters Flat @ 386A Forest Road, Walthamstow
95. Hackney Mafia Shoe Shop @ 5 Hackney Road, Bethnal Green, London
96. Pirates Execution Dock @ Off Wapping High Street, Wapping, London
97. Not a nice way to go @ London Bridge
98. Ripper's First Victim @ Durward Street, Whitechapel
99. Notting Hill Race Riots @ Latimer Road, London
100. JG Ballard's Millenium People @ Chelsea Marina Harbour, Fulham, London
101. Vere Street Coterie @ White Swan, Vere Street
102. Poor Lazarus Isaacs @ Tower Street, London
103. Famous Drinkers to die for @ 127 Gloucester Road, Kensington
104. Stone Newington 8 @ 359 Amhurst Road, Stoke Newington
105. Town of Ramsgate @ 62 Wapping High Street
106. Botched Anti-Terror Police Raid @ 46 Lansdown Road, Forest Gate, London
107. Oliver Cromwell's resting place @ 72 High Holborn, Holborn
108. Handbag Gang Strike Again @ New Bond Street
109. The Star Tavern @ 6 Belgrave Mews West
110. OAP's Fake Money Press @ Flat 3, 21 Bolton Road, Chiswick