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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

12th November 1945 Born today: Valerie Leon, London England, actress (Blood from Mummy's Tomb)

12th November 1931 Sibelius/Ashton's ballet Lady of Shalott, premieres in London

12th November 1919 Ross and Keith Smith start a 1 month flight from London to Australia

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. The Battles of Brentford @ Syon Park, Brentford, Middlesex
12. 1867 Ice Skating Disaster @ Regent's Park Boating Lake, London
13. First Bomb of World War 1 @ 31 Nevill Road, Hackney, London
14. Dr Johnson's Dictionary House @ 17 Gough Square, London
15. The Great Fire of London @ Pudding Lane
16. 21/7 Bomb Factory @ 58 Curtis House, Ladderswood Way, New Southgate,
17. The Princess Alice Disaster @ Galleon's Reach, Plumstead
18. The atom bomb was born here @ Southampton Row, London
19. Green Jackets Bandstand bomb @ Bandstand, Regents Park
20. WT Stead lived here @ 5 Smith Square, Westminster, London
21. Spanish Rooms Fire @ 18 Denmark Place, Tottenham Court Road
22. The Gherkin @ 30 St Mary Axe
23. Lepers, Beer, and Thespians @ 268-269 Tottenham Court Road
24. The Piccadilly Tornado @ 12 Sherwood Street, Piccadilly, London
25. Houses Collapsed into Hole @ Ridley Road, Bromley
26. London's 9/11 Memorial @ Grosvenor Square, London
27. St Magnus the Martyr @ Lower Thames Street, London
28. The Chinese Bridge and Pagoda @ St James Park
29. Blow Up Bridge @ Macclesfield Bridge, Regents Park, London
30. Thames Flood Barrier @ Unity Way, Woolwich
31. The Camden Markets @ Camden Lock Place
32. Site of huge gunpowder explosion @ 43 Great Tower Street, London
33. The SS Montgomery Wreck @ Thames off Sheerness
34. Bomb Plotters Flat @ 386A Forest Road, Walthamstow
35. The Cutty Sark @ 2 Greenwich Church Street, Greenwich, London
36. Edgware Gas Explosion @ Highview Gardens, Edgware, London
37. The Silvertown Explosion @ North Woolwich Road, London
38. Holland House @ Holland Park, Holland Walk, Kensington
39. Turner and Rushgrove House @ Rushgrove Street, Woolwich
40. House of Reeves @ 120 Church Street, Croydon
41. Grenfell Tower @ Station Walk, North Kensington
42. Sandhurst School @ Minard Road, Catford, London
43. Vincent C. Richmond lived here @ 24 Silverdale Road, Highams Park
44. Scene of Great Tooley St Fire @ Cottons Wharf, Southwark, London
45. The Piccadilly Hotel's Tornado @ 12 Sherwood Street, Piccadilly, London
46. Thai Chilli Sauce Terror Cloud @ Thai Cottage, 34 D'arblay Street, Soho, London
47. The Apollo Theatre @ Shaftesbury Avenue