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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

17th July 1975 TV Presenter Konnie Huq was born in Hammersmith.

17th July 1968 Beatle's animated film Yellow Submarine premieres in London

17th July 1965 Born today: Alex Winter, London England, actor (Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure)

17th July 1958 Peter Shaffer's Five Finger Exercise, premieres in London

17th July 1949 Born today: Mick Tucker, London, rock drummer (Sweet Harlesden)

17th July 1947 Born today: Camilla Parker-Bowles, London England, Prince Charles' wife.

17th July 1909 Born today: Hardy Amies, London England, royal dressmaker (Queen Elizabeth II)

17th July 1894 Born today: Mary Clare, London England, actress (Evil Mind, Young and Innocent)

17th July 1717 George Frideric Handel's The Water Music premiered when King George I requested a concert on a barge on the River Thames.

Top Disaster-related places to visit in London.



Events that caused great destruction or great loss of life don't come around very often. Every now and again someone or something wages a war on the city and it's inhabitants.

TOP 10 DISASTER RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE DISASTER SIGHTS:

11. Houses Collapsed into Hole @ Ridley Road, Bromley
12. First Bomb of World War 1 @ 31 Nevill Road, Hackney, London
13. The Great Fire of London @ Pudding Lane
14. All Hallows Church @ Byward Street, London
15. Blow Up Bridge @ Macclesfield Bridge, Regents Park, London
16. The atom bomb was born here @ Southampton Row, London
17. WT Stead lived here @ 5 Smith Square, Westminster, London
18. House of Reeves @ 120 Church Street, Croydon
19. The Battles of Brentford @ Syon Park, Brentford, Middlesex
20. St Magnus the Martyr @ Lower Thames Street, London
21. Lepers, Beer, and Thespians @ 268-269 Tottenham Court Road
22. Site of huge gunpowder explosion @ 43 Great Tower Street, London
23. Grenfell Tower @ Station Walk, North Kensington
24. The Gherkin @ 30 St Mary Axe
25. 21/7 Bomb Factory @ 58 Curtis House, Ladderswood Way, New Southgate,
26. Edgware Gas Explosion @ Highview Gardens, Edgware, London
27. 1867 Ice Skating Disaster @ Regent's Park Boating Lake, London
28. Scene of Great Tooley St Fire @ Cottons Wharf, Southwark, London
29. The Apollo Theatre @ Shaftesbury Avenue
30. The Piccadilly Tornado @ 12 Sherwood Street, Piccadilly, London
31. Holland House @ Holland Park, Holland Walk, Kensington
32. The Piccadilly Hotel's Tornado @ 12 Sherwood Street, Piccadilly, London
33. London's 9/11 Memorial @ Grosvenor Square, London
34. Turner and Rushgrove House @ Rushgrove Street, Woolwich
35. The Silvertown Explosion @ North Woolwich Road, London
36. Bomb Plotters Flat @ 386A Forest Road, Walthamstow
37. The SS Montgomery Wreck @ Thames off Sheerness
38. Green Jackets Bandstand bomb @ Bandstand, Regents Park
39. Thai Chilli Sauce Terror Cloud @ Thai Cottage, 34 D'arblay Street, Soho, London
40. The Chinese Bridge and Pagoda @ St James Park
41. Thames Flood Barrier @ Unity Way, Woolwich
42. Sandhurst School @ Minard Road, Catford, London
43. Spanish Rooms Fire @ 18 Denmark Place, Tottenham Court Road
44. Vincent C. Richmond lived here @ 24 Silverdale Road, Highams Park
45. The Princess Alice Disaster @ Galleon's Reach, Plumstead
46. Exchange Alley @ Bank, London
47. The Camden Markets @ Camden Lock Place