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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

25th May 1959 Born today: Cathryn Harrison, London England, actress (Old Woman in Black Moon)

25th May 1905 Born today: Binnie Barnes, London, actress (Adv of Marco Polo, Diamond Jim)

25th May 1878 Gilbert/Sullivans opera HMS Pinafore, premieres in London

Top Historical-related places to visit in London.



Some of the great stories and places from historic London.

TOP 10 HISTORICAL RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE HISTORICAL SIGHTS:

11. Charlton House: Lusty Ghost @ Charlton Road, Charlton, London
12. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
13. The Clerk's Well @ Well Court, Clerkenwell, London
14. Another 'Pie & Mash' gem @ 9 Broadway Market
15. Harcourt House's Odd Duke @ Harcourt House, Cavendish Square, London
16. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
17. Syon House & Gosford Park @ Syon Park, Brentford, Middlesex
18. Site of Lord Byrons famous duel @ 100 Pall Mall
19. A barbers with a secret @ 156 Caledonian Road
20. King of the Zulu's @ 18 Melbury Road, London
21. John Wilkes' House Riots @ 35 Grosvenor Square
22. Secret Tunnels - 100 feet down @ Craig Court, off Trafalgar Square
23. The First Coffee Shop in London @ St Michaels Alley, Cornhill, Bank
24. Green Pond Road Stadium @ Green Pond Road, Walthamstow
25. Charterhouse @ Charterhouse Square, Smithfield, London
26. Cittie Of Yorke @ 22 High Holborn
27. Loughton's Iron Age Camp @ Loughton Camp, Loughton, Epping Forest
28. Gunpowder Plot was foiled here @ Under House of Lords, Westminster
29. Merrick of Mile End @ Mile End Road
30. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
31. Rules Restaurant, Londons oldest @ 35 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden
32. A Very Long Speech @ House of Commons
33. How To Measure A Cockney? @ St Mary-Le-Bow, Cheapside
34. G Nissel & Co - Contact Lenses @ Mornington Terrace, Camden
35. Soho...Fruit and Veg...Porn @ Berwick Street
36. The Phoney Houses @ 23-24 Leinster Terrace, Bayswater
37. Bob Hope was born here @ 44 Craigton Road, Eltham
38. Dick Whittington lived here. @ College Street
39. The College of Arms @ Queen Victoria Street, London
40. A very Special Building @ 233 High Holborn
41. The Turkish Baths @ Old Broad Street from Liverpool Street
42. The Water Rats @ 328 Grays Inn Road, London
43. Parliament Hill Park, But Why? @ Parliament Hill
44. Friday Hill House @ 7 Simmons Lane, Chingford
45. A Political Inspiration @ 4 St James's Square
46. Wapping Station @ Nr Wapping Rose Garden
47. The French House @ 49 Dean Street, Soho
48. Fortune Street Park @ Fortune Street, Barbican, London
49. Once there were Herrings @ 137 Cannon Street
50. Tower Hill @ Nr Tower Hill Tube Station
51. The Roman Bath @ 5 Strand Lane, London
52. Tyburn Convent @ 8 Hyde Park Place
53. Facts on Selfridges @ 400 Oxford Street
54. The Pool Of London @ London Bridge to Tower Bridge
55. London's Oldest Terraced Houses @ 52-55 Newington Green
56. Captain Kidd Public House @ Off Wapping Rose Garden
57. History of St Sepulchre Church @ Church of St Sepulchre, London
58. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
59. The Albert @ 52 Victoria Street
60. The Walthamstow Windmill @ Oak Hill Gardens, Walthamstow
61. Rugby Was Born Here @ St Clement Danes Church, Strand
62. Wanstead Park's Grotto @ Ornamental Waters, Wanstead Park
63. The Old Bedford @ 123-133 Camden High Street, Camden
64. The Lady Well Spring @ 148 Ladywell Road, Ladywell, Lewisham
65. Earls Court Big Wheel @ Earl's Court, London
66. Non-Roman Bath @ 5 Strand Lane, London
67. St James Church @ Clerkenwell Close
68. The 'Portable' Crosby Hall @ Crosby Hall, Cheyne Walk, Chelsea
69. St John's Gate @ Clerkenwell Road
70. The Monument.... is leaning! @ Near King William Street
71. Bagnigge House @ 61-63 Kings Cross Road
72. The Samuel Gurney Memorial @ Broadway, Stratford, London
73. The Spaniard's Inn @ Spaniards Road, Hampstead
74. A gilded-gold Memorial @ Albert Memorial, Kensington Gardens, Kensington
75. Headstone Manor @ Pinner View, Middlesex
76. Legendary Soho Eaterie In Flames @ Chez Victor, 45 Wardour Street
77. The Granville Theatre @ Walham Green, Hammersmith & Fulham
78. The Red Lion @ 23 Crown Passage, Off Pall Mall
79. Poet's Corner @ Westminster Abbey
80. St John's Churchyard @ Nr Wapping Gardens
81. Leighton House & Arab Hall @ Leighton House Museum, 12 Holland Park Road
82. Cleopatra's Needle @ Victoria Embankment, near Golden Jubilee Bridges
83. Old Operating Theatre @ 9a St Thomas Street
84. St James Leprosy @ St James' Palace
85. 1st petrol car was built here @ 1 Connaught Road, Walthamstow, London
86. Dr John Snow's Pump @ Broadwick Street, Soho, London
87. A more level-headed Nephew @ 26 Priory Gardens, Highgate
88. The Butler's Retreat @ 2 Rangers Road, Chingford
89. Batman.....at St Pancras @ King's Cross/St. Pancras Station
90. The Wernher Collection @ Ranger's House, Chesterfield Walk, Blackheath
91. The Painted Hall @ Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich
92. Big Ben.... @ Westminster
93. A ghostly Bricklayer @ South Black Lion Lane
94. Seven Dials (nee Six) @ Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London
95. London's oldest parish church @ West Smithfield, London
96. A Spy called The White Rabbit @ Queen Court, Guildford Street, Camden
97. The Green Man @ Putney Heath
98. A well-built Lion @ 1 Waverton Street
99. Milroy's of Soho @ 3 Greek Street, Westminster
100. Bromley Hall @ 43 Gillender Street, London
101. Southwark Cathedral @ London Bridge
102. The Great Fire of London @ Pudding Lane
103. Grub Street @ Milton Street, London
104. Prospect of Whitby @ 57 Wapping Wall
105. Notre Dame de France @ 5 Leicester Place, Leicester Square
106. Artist Piet Mondrian's House @ 60 Parkhill Road, Hampstead
107. Punch and Judy Birthplace @ St Pauls Portico, Westminster
108. Ice-cream on the line @ The Strand
109. The Painter Of Light @ 21 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden
110. The Devil and the Lady @ Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street