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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

17th December 1983 Bomb attack on Harrod's war house in London, 5 killed, 94 injured

17th December 1942 Allies in London sentence German war criminals

17th December 1936 Singer Tommy Steele, born in Bermondsey, London.go to related location

17th December 1891 Born today: Robertson Hare, London England, actor (Our Girl Friday, Banana Ridge)

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 Kray twins were born here @ 64 Stean Street, Hoxton
12. Buster Edwards died here @ Greet Street, Southwark
13. The Kray Twins lived here @ 178 Vallance Road, Bethnal Green, London
14. Acid Murderer worked here @ 79 Gloucester Road, Kensington, London
15. The Ship and Blue Ball @ 13 Boundary Street, Shoreditch, London
16. The Tyburn Tree @ Bayswater Road, London
17. Balcombe Street Siege @ 21 Balcombe St, Marylebone, London
18. Dick Turpin's Cave @ Wellington Hill, High Beech, Epping Forest
19. Captain Kidd Hung Here @ Tilbury Point, Essex
20. 1909 Tottenham Outrage Robbery @ Tottenham High Road, London
21. Foreign Anarchist Club @ 6 Windmill Street, Tottenham Court Road
22. The London Cage, WW2 torture @ 7 Kensington Palace Gardens
23. Lord Lucan's Murder House @ 46 Lower Belgrave Street, London
24. Adam Ant's Last Stand @ 22 Chalcot Road, London
25. The Clockwork Orange Underpass @ Trinity Road, Wandsworth, London
26. John Wilkes' House Riots @ 35 Grosvenor Square
27. The Lion Public House @ Tapp Street
28. Moll King's Houses of Ill Repute @ 106 Haverstock Hill, Chalk Farm
29. John Christies House of Horror @ Near Barton Mews, Ladbroke Grove, London
30. Bow Street Magistrates Court @ Bow Street, Covent Garden, London
31. Pirates Execution Dock @ Off Wapping High Street, Wapping, London
32. The Blind Beggar @ 337 Whitechapel Road
33. Wilfred Brambles arrest was here @ 1 Shepherd's Bush Green, London
34. The Clink @ Clink Street, London
35. Did Jack the Ripper live here? @ 3 Sion Square, Whitechapel, London
36. St Matthews Church @ Hereford Street, Whitechapel, London
37. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
38. The Cock Tavern Debauchery @ Bow Street, London
39. A Pub on the Wagon @ 66 Bayswater Road
40. Tony Blair lived here @ 1 Richmond Crescent, Islington
41. The Grave Maurice @ 269 Whitechapel High Street, Whitechapel
42. Poirot's London Pad @ Charterhouse Square
43. Hackney Mafia Shoe Shop @ 5 Hackney Road, Bethnal Green, London
44. The Devil and the Lady @ Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street
45. The Oliver Twist @ 90 Church Road, Leyton, London
46. Not a nice way to go @ London Bridge
47. Created by an Almost-Bard @ 99 Buckingham Palace Road
48. The Calthorpe Arms @ 252 Grays Inn Road, City of London
49. Spring Heeled Jacks 1st Victim @ 1 Tredegar Road, Tower Hamlets, London
50. Poor Lazarus Isaacs @ Tower Street, London
51. Francis Bacon's Drug Bust @ 80 Narrow Street, Limehouse
52. Brockley Jack @ 410 Brockley Road, Brockley
53. Death of God's Banker @ Blackfriar's Bridge, London
54. Catherine Wheel Alley @ Bishopsgate, Broadgate
55. 21/7 Bomb Factory @ 58 Curtis House, Ladderswood Way, New Southgate,
56. World Cup was stolen from here @ Central Hall, Westminster
57. A barbers with a secret @ 156 Caledonian Road
58. Charlie Peace Arrested here @ 2 St John's Park, Blackheath
59. Elephant & Castle Subway @ Elephant & Castle Station
60. House of Reeves @ 120 Church Street, Croydon
61. Ripper's First Victim @ Durward Street, Whitechapel
62. Sweeney Todd was born here @ 85 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London
63. The Goat @ 3a Kensington High Street
64. The Aubergine Robbery Mystery @ 11 Park Walk, London
65. The Spaghetti House Siege @ 77 Knightsbridge, Knightsbridge
66. The Green Man @ Putney Heath
67. London Sculpture Comes Home @ 8 Hart Street, City of London
68. Shot Prime Minister born here @ Audley Square, Westminster, London
69. Captain Kidd Public House @ Off Wapping Rose Garden
70. Oliver Cromwell's resting place @ 72 High Holborn, Holborn
71. The Start of the 2011 Riots @ Ferry Lane, Tottenham
72. The Star Tavern @ 6 Belgrave Mews West
73. The Tower of London @ Tower of London
74. The Magdala @ 2a South Hill Park
75. The Ye Olde Mitre @ 1 Ely Court
76. The Islington Gibbett @ Holloway Road, Islington
77. Brinks Mat Bullion @ 117 Wilton Way
78. World's 1st Drink Driving Arrest @ 165 Bond Street
79. BT Telecoms Tower @ 60 Cleveland Street, London
80. Botched Anti-Terror Police Raid @ 46 Lansdown Road, Forest Gate, London
81. Lenin Memorial @ Bevin Court, Cruickshank Street, London
82. Lord Lucan's Home @ 72a Elizabeth Street
83. The Jowell's scandal home @ Raveley Street, Kentish Town
84. Wandsworth Prison @ Heathfield Road
85. Pickles World Cup Find @ St Valery, Beulah Hill, Norwood
86. The 43 @ 43 Gerrard Street, London
87. Broadwater Farm @ Willan Road, Tottenham
88. Albion House @ Albion House, New Oxford Street, London
89. JG Ballard's Millenium People @ Chelsea Marina Harbour, Fulham, London
90. A Park once filled with Vice @ Whetstone Park, Camden
91. Bomb Plotters Flat @ 386A Forest Road, Walthamstow
92. Itsu: Litvinenko Poisoned @ 167 Piccadilly, London
93. Home to a Murderer @ 23 Cranley Gardens, Muswell Hill
94. Sherlock's Speedy Sarnie @ 187 North Gower Street, Camden
95. A Royal Wake-Up Call @ Buckingham Palace
96. The Spaniard's Inn @ Spaniards Road, Hampstead
97. Lucan, Cubitt and some Plumbers @ 14 Lower Belgrave Street
98. Famous Drinkers to die for @ 127 Gloucester Road, Kensington
99. The Zizzi Penis Lop @ 73-75 The Strand, London
100. Handbag Gang Strike Again @ New Bond Street
101. Writers Poison Umbrella Stabbing @ Waterloo Bridge, London
102. A Beatle gets Busted @ 34 Montagu Square, Marylebone
103. Hanged Ruth Ellis lived here @ 44 Egerton Gardens, Ealing, London
104. Banksy's Poundland @ 12-14 High Road, Wood Green
105. Stone Newington 8 @ 359 Amhurst Road, Stoke Newington
106. King's Bench Debtors Prison @ Borough, Southwark, London
107. Parking Meter R.I.P. @ Warwick Street, Westminster
108. Green Jackets Bandstand bomb @ Bandstand, Regents Park
109. The Graff Diamonds Heist @ 6 - 7 New Bond Street
110. Spend a Night as a Kray @ 28 Bow Street