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The London Tennis Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

22nd June 1969 Actress Judy Garland dies in Chelsea, London.go to related location

22nd June 1944 Born today: Peter Asher, London, singer (Peter and Gordon-World Without Love)

22nd June 1922 Henry H Wilson, Field Marshal, murdered in London

22nd June 1911 The Coronation of George V in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

22nd June 1887 Born today: Julian S Huxley, London, biologist/philosopher, Darwin's Bulldog

22nd June 1749 Actor David Garrick married Eva Marie Veigel, a German dancer in opera choruses.

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