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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

26th July 1977 Elvis Costello was arrested at The Park Lane Hilton.go to related location

26th July 1973 Peter Shaffers Equus, premieres in London

26th July 1973 Underworld actress Kate Beckinsale born in London.

26th July 1966 England beat Portugal 2-1 at Wembley Stadium to reach the World Cup Final.

26th July 1950 Born today: Susan George, London England, actress (Straw Dogs, Mandingo)

26th July 1895 Born today: Jerry Verno, London England, actor (River of Unrest, Sweeney Todd)

26th July 1895 Born today: Robert Graves, London England, writer/poet (I Claudius) [or 6/26]

26th July 1891 Henry James' American, premieres in London

26th July 1842 Born today: Alfred Marshall, London, economist

26th July 1802 Born today: Winthrop Mackworth Praed, London, poet/politician

Top Death-related places to visit in London.



Not many of us are immortal, so one day we will all go to meet our maker. Here's our selection of infamous mortal coil shuffles in our capital. There are some real crackers.

TOP 10 DEATH RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE DEATH SIGHTS:

11. Billy Fury lived here @ 1 Cavendish Avenue, St Johns Wood, London
12. Brinsworth House: Retired Actors @ 72 Staines Road, Twickenham
13. Last Suicide Crossroads Burial @ Grosvenor Place
14. Dorchester Hotel & Prince Philip @ The Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane, London
15. Charing Cross Trunk Murder @ Charing Cross Station, The Strand, London
16. Buster Edwards died here @ Greet Street, Southwark
17. New York Doll Murcia died here @ Brompton Lodge, Cromwell Road, Kensington, Londo
18. Captain Kidd Hung Here @ Tilbury Point, Essex
19. Walthamstow's Plague Pits @ Vinegar Alley, Walthamstow
20. Stephen Lawrence Memorial @ Well Hall Road, Eltham
21. Deadman's Place @ Thrale Street, Southwark, London
22. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
23. The Field of Forty Footsteps @ Torrington Square, Bloomsbury, London
24. Florence Nightingale's House @ 10 South Street, Mayfair, London
25. London's Gladiator Colosseum @ Guildhall Yard, Off Gresham Street, London
26. All Hallows Church @ Byward Street, London
27. A Comic Legends resting place @ Kew Meadow Path, Richmond
28. Skull & Bones Graveyard @ Redcross Way, Southwark
29. Newgate Execution Scaffold @ Old Bailey, London
30. Albion Disaster Memorial @ East London Cemetary
31. London's Female Gladiator @ 159 Great Dover Street, Southwark
32. The Markham Square Siege @ Markham Square, Chelsea
33. Manson and the Talgarth Hotel @ 1--7 Talgarth Road, West Kensington, London
34. Tower Hill @ Nr Tower Hill Tube Station
35. The Ship Tavern @ 12 Gate Street, London
36. Temple Bar Death Clock @ Fleet Street
37. Beatles Manager Last Day @ 24 Chapel Street
38. Cursed Workplace? @ 71 Queen Victoria Street, London
39. Writers Poison Umbrella Stabbing @ Waterloo Bridge, London
40. The Start of the 2011 Riots @ Ferry Lane, Tottenham
41. Graham Bond - celebrity jumper @ Piccadilly Line, Finsbury Park Station, London
42. Royal Mint Black Death Cemetery @ East Smithfield, London
43. Alexander McQueen's Flat @ Flat 1, 7 Green Street, Mayfair, London
44. Voisin Murdered Mme Gerard @ 101 Charlotte Street, London
45. Crews Hill Golf Course @ Cattlegate Road, Crews Hill, Enfield
46. The infamous Lipski acid murder @ 16 Batty Street, Whitechapel
47. The King of Quacks @ 84 Harley Street
48. Grims Dyke @ Old Redding, Harrow Weald, Middlesex
49. The Viaduct Tavern @ 126 Newgate Street, London
50. Silk cutters hanged here @ Salmon and Ball, 502 Bethnal Green Rd, London
51. Amy Winehouse's Flat @ 30 Camden Square, Camden
52. Brian Jones' mystery death @ Cotchford Farm
53. The Great Fire of London @ Pudding Lane
54. The Tower of London @ Tower of London
55. Death of Jean Charles de Menezes @ Stockwell Station, Stockwell
56. Arthur Kavanagh lived here @ 19 Tedworth Square, Chelsea
57. Murder by Fly Paper @ 63 Tollington Park, Finsbury Park
58. The Islington Gibbett @ Holloway Road, Islington
59. Curse of Tutankhamun @ 19 Collingham Gardens, Kensington
60. Pitt's Immortal Last Words @ 120 Baker Street, London
61. Eccentric Dentist's Show @ 56 Mount Street, London
62. David Attenborough's Skull @ 3 Park Road, Richmond
63. Kaspar the Cat fights Evil @ Savoy Hotel, The Strand
64. Hazlitt's Hotel @ 6 Frith Street, Soho, London
65. The murder of Sir Edmund Godfrey @ Bottom of Primrose Hill, London
66. Charles Bravo Murder @ The Priory, 225 Bedford Hill, Balham, London.
67. 1867 Ice Skating Disaster @ Regent's Park Boating Lake, London
68. Benjamin Disraeli died here @ 19 Curzon Street, London
69. Tragic Pair shot by police @ 3 Queen Caroline Street, Hammersmith
70. Screaming Lord Sutch lived here @ Parkfield Road, South Harrow
71. Lily among the weeds @ Vauxhall Bridge Road, Pimlico
72. Solicitor's Armed Siege @ 46 Markham Square, Chelsea, London
73. Edward Leeson died here @ PC World, Ruislip Road, Ruislip
74. Site of huge gunpowder explosion @ 43 Great Tower Street, London
75. Bram Stoker's Heroic Deed @ 27 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
76. Cyclists Please Beware @ King's Road, Fulham
77. Author Laurence Sterne died here @ 41 Old Bond Street
78. The Middlesex Hospital @ Mortimer Street, Soho
79. William Bligh died here @ 25 Bond Street, Mayfair
80. Dr James Barry's Secret @ 14 Margaret Street
81. The Princess Alice Disaster @ Galleon's Reach, Plumstead
82. Livingstone I Presume? @ 1 Savile Row
83. WW2 bravery pilot crashed here @ Douglas Eyre Sports Ground, Coppermill Lane, Wal