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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

26th April 1999 TV Presenter Jill Dando murdered on her doorstep in London.go to related location

26th April 1976 Neil McCallum, actor (Pete-Saber of London), dies at 45

26th April 1973 2 Gentlemen of Verona, musical opens in London

26th April 1947 Bless the Bride musical opens in London

26th April 1934 The Prince Albert, Duke of York (later King George VI) was married to Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (later The Queen Mother) in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

26th April 1928 Madame Tussaud's waxwork exhibition opens in London

26th April 1921 Born today: Harry Knutton, Maj-Gen/dir-general (London City and Guilds Institute)

26th April 1915 Italy secretly signes Pact of London with Britain, France and Russia

26th April 1890 Henry Morton Stanley inaugurated 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. Harcourt House's Odd Duke @ Harcourt House, Cavendish Square, London
12. Nelson in Somerset @ Somerset House, Strand
13. Tyburn Convent @ 8 Hyde Park Place
14. London's oldest parish church @ West Smithfield, London
15. How To Measure A Cockney? @ St Mary-Le-Bow, Cheapside
16. Parliament Hill Park, But Why? @ Parliament Hill
17. The First Coffee Shop in London @ St Michaels Alley, Cornhill, Bank
18. 1st petrol car was built here @ 1 Connaught Road, Walthamstow, London
19. Number One, London @ Apsley House
20. Green Pond Road Stadium @ Green Pond Road, Walthamstow
21. Poet's Corner @ Westminster Abbey
22. London's Most Female Street @ Sloane Street, Knightsbridge, London
23. The Devil and the Lady @ Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street
24. Charles I's Intercepted Letter @ 285 High Holborn, London
25. The French House @ 49 Dean Street, Soho
26. Soho...Fruit and Veg...Porn @ Berwick Street
27. Berezovsky's Stanley House @ Stanley House, Chelsea, London
28. Bob Hope was born here @ 44 Craigton Road, Eltham
29. The Turkish Baths @ Old Broad Street from Liverpool Street
30. The Roman Bath @ 5 Strand Lane, London
31. The Maya's home from home @ 94 Wandsworth Bridge Road
32. Another 'Pie & Mash' gem @ 9 Broadway Market
33. St. Pancras New Church @ Euston Road
34. Wapping Station @ Nr Wapping Rose Garden
35. A House of Laughter @ Glenshaw Mansions, Brixton Road / Mowll Street
36. Charlton House: Lusty Ghost @ Charlton Road, Charlton, London
37. A barbers with a secret @ 156 Caledonian Road
38. Facts on Selfridges @ 400 Oxford Street
39. Sutton House @ Sutton House, Hackney, London
40. The Gatehouse @ 1 North Road
41. Loughton's Iron Age Camp @ Loughton Camp, Loughton, Epping Forest
42. Charterhouse @ Charterhouse Square, Smithfield, London
43. The Clerk's Well @ Well Court, Clerkenwell, London
44. Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese @ 145 Fleet St
45. Bromley Hall @ 43 Gillender Street, London
46. Wapping Old Stairs @ Nr Wapping high Street
47. History of St Sepulchre Church @ Church of St Sepulchre, London
48. Queen Vic's Hubby Hall @ Kensington Gore
49. St John's Gate @ Clerkenwell Road
50. Chalk... but no Cheese @ Limehouse
51. London's Oldest Terraced Houses @ 52-55 Newington Green
52. Five Fields becomes One @ Belgrave Square
53. Once a Gun Safe House @ 257 Caledonian Road
54. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
55. A Very Long Speech @ House of Commons
56. Charles II 's Special Road @ King's Road
57. A ghostly Bricklayer @ South Black Lion Lane
58. Birch's Immortal Shop @ 15 Cornhill, London
59. The Actors' Church @ Bedford Street, Covent Garden
60. Seven Dials (nee Six) @ Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London
61. St James Church @ Clerkenwell Close
62. Just add Water @ Albert Embankment
63. Playwright Hangout @ 2 Whitehall Court
64. Grand Seraglio... What? @ Covent Garden
65. Once there were Herrings @ 137 Cannon Street
66. Fortune Street Park @ Fortune Street, Barbican, London
67. Richard Whittington's Statue @ Threadneedle Street
68. Headstone Manor @ Pinner View, Middlesex
69. A Pint and a Perm @ 38 Maddox Street
70. The Phoney Houses @ 23-24 Leinster Terrace, Bayswater
71. Top Hat Madness @ Strand
72. Notre Dame de France @ 5 Leicester Place, Leicester Square
73. The Red Plaque of Cable Street @ Tower Hamlets
74. The Estorick Collection @ 39a Canonbury Square, Islington, London
75. St James Leprosy @ St James' Palace
76. The Samuel Gurney Memorial @ Broadway, Stratford, London
77. The 'Portable' Crosby Hall @ Crosby Hall, Cheyne Walk, Chelsea
78. Batman.....at St Pancras @ King's Cross/St. Pancras Station
79. Artist James Barry died here @ 36 Castle Street, Oxford Street, London
80. Jonas Hanway's Handy Gadget @ Hanway House, Red Lion Square
81. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
82. The Red Lion @ 23 Crown Passage, Off Pall Mall
83. The Harvard Chapel @ North Transept, Southwark Cathedral, London
84. Friday Hill House @ 7 Simmons Lane, Chingford
85. Sylvia's Suffragette Shop @ 198 Bow Road, Bow, London
86. Old Queens Head @ 44 Essex Road
87. The Old Bedford @ 123-133 Camden High Street, Camden
88. Russians, Stags and Knights @ 1 Westbourne Road
89. St John's Churchyard @ Nr Wapping Gardens
90. Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge @ 6 Rangers Road, Chingford, London
91. Rules Restaurant, Londons oldest @ 35 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden
92. A gilded-gold Memorial @ Albert Memorial, Kensington Gardens, Kensington
93. Food drenched in historical Art @ 41 Beak Street
94. Wapping Pier Head @ Off Wapping High Street
95. Leighton House & Arab Hall @ Leighton House Museum, 12 Holland Park Road
96. Secret Tunnels - 100 feet down @ Craig Court, off Trafalgar Square
97. Merrick of Mile End @ Mile End Road
98. Ardizzone's home of Inspiration @ 130 Elgin Avenue, Westminster
99. Sir John Soane's Museum... @ 13 Lincoln Inn Fields
100. Tigers in Town @ Oxford Street
101. The Ancient House @ Walthamstow Village, London
102. East End with lots of East @ Stepney
103. London's Smallest Pub, U Decide? @ 43 Linhope Street
104. Ancient Hunting Cry In London @ Soho
105. Ophelia's River @ off Church Road
106. Not a nice way to go @ London Bridge
107. Lord Shaftesbury - A.K.A. - Eros @ Piccadilly Circus
108. Tower Hill @ Nr Tower Hill Tube Station
109. The Spaniard's Inn @ Spaniards Road, Hampstead
110. Houses of Parliament @ Westminster