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The Beatles take London
The Beatles take London

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

17th January 1928 Born today: Vidal Sassoon, London, hair stylist/CEO (Vidal Sasson)

17th January 1899 Born today: Nevil Shute [Norway], London, novelist (On the Beach, Town Like Alice)

17th January 1886 Born today: Ronald Firbank, London, novelist (Flower Beneath the Foot)

17th January 1775 R B Sheridan's Rivals, premieres in London

17th January 1670 Highwayman Claude Duval found guilty of 6 robberies and sentenced to death.go to related location

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. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
12. The Devil and the Lady @ Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street
13. Merrick of Mile End @ Mile End Road
14. The Volunteer @ 247 Baker Street
15. The exact centre of London @ St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square
16. History of St Sepulchre Church @ Church of St Sepulchre, London
17. Captain Kidd Public House @ Off Wapping Rose Garden
18. Wapping Old Stairs @ Nr Wapping high Street
19. Friday Hill House @ 7 Simmons Lane, Chingford
20. A barbers with a secret @ 156 Caledonian Road
21. Green Pond Road Stadium @ Green Pond Road, Walthamstow
22. John Wilkes' House Riots @ 35 Grosvenor Square
23. Site of Lord Byrons famous duel @ 100 Pall Mall
24. King of the Zulu's @ 18 Melbury Road, London
25. Loughton's Iron Age Camp @ Loughton Camp, Loughton, Epping Forest
26. A ghostly Bricklayer @ South Black Lion Lane
27. Francisco de Miranda's Statue @ Fitzroy Sqaure
28. The First Coffee Shop in London @ St Michaels Alley, Cornhill, Bank
29. The Phoney Houses @ 23-24 Leinster Terrace, Bayswater
30. Edward III's Queen's Park @ Hainault Forest
31. The Monument.... is leaning! @ Near King William Street
32. The Clerk's Well @ Well Court, Clerkenwell, London
33. The Turkish Baths @ Old Broad Street from Liverpool Street
34. St James Church @ Clerkenwell Close
35. The Water Rats @ 328 Grays Inn Road, London
36. The Samuel Gurney Memorial @ Broadway, Stratford, London
37. Ice-cream on the line @ The Strand
38. Oliver Cromwell's resting place @ 72 High Holborn, Holborn
39. Wapping Pier Head @ Off Wapping High Street
40. Facts on Selfridges @ 400 Oxford Street
41. A Pub on the Wagon @ 66 Bayswater Road
42. Prospect of Whitby @ 57 Wapping Wall
43. Ardizzone's home of Inspiration @ 130 Elgin Avenue, Westminster
44. St John's Gate @ Clerkenwell Road
45. Fortune Street Park @ Fortune Street, Barbican, London
46. Wimbledon, Lawn Tennis Club @ Church Road, Wimbledon
47. Grub Street @ Milton Street, London
48. Grand Seraglio... What? @ Covent Garden
49. Black Cap @ 171 Camden High Street, London
50. Drink with an Old Soldier! @ 41 Romney Street, Westminster, London
51. The Granville Theatre @ Walham Green, Hammersmith & Fulham
52. Berezovsky's Stanley House @ Stanley House, Chelsea, London
53. King's Bench Debtors Prison @ Borough, Southwark, London
54. 1st petrol car was built here @ 1 Connaught Road, Walthamstow, London
55. How To Measure A Cockney? @ St Mary-Le-Bow, Cheapside
56. A gilded-gold Memorial @ Albert Memorial, Kensington Gardens, Kensington
57. Kingsway Tunnels - 110 feet down @ Chancery Lane & Kingsway...
58. The World's First Tube Line @ Off Faringdon Road
59. A Right Royal Guest List @ Westminster Abbey
60. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
61. Bob Hope was born here @ 44 Craigton Road, Eltham
62. Leadenhall Market @ 48-51 Leadenhall Market
63. Seven Dials (nee Six) @ Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London
64. St Matthias Church @ 113 Poplar High St, Tower Hamlets
65. The BBC...visually gorgeous @ Regent Street
66. Secret Tunnels - 100 feet down @ Craig Court, off Trafalgar Square
67. Just add Water @ Albert Embankment
68. St. Pancras New Church @ Euston Road
69. Charterhouse @ Charterhouse Square, Smithfield, London
70. The Red Lion @ 23 Crown Passage, Off Pall Mall
71. Spiral Escalator @ Holloway Road, Islington
72. Ancient Hunting Cry In London @ Soho
73. Notre Dame de France @ 5 Leicester Place, Leicester Square
74. Queen Vic's Hubby Hall @ Kensington Gore
75. A House of Laughter @ Glenshaw Mansions, Brixton Road / Mowll Street
76. Parliament Hill Park, But Why? @ Parliament Hill
77. Poet's Corner @ Westminster Abbey
78. Legendary Soho Eaterie In Flames @ Chez Victor, 45 Wardour Street
79. Leighton House & Arab Hall @ Leighton House Museum, 12 Holland Park Road
80. Art, Alcohol and a Lost Great @ Eyre Street Hill
81. The Ye Olde Mitre @ 1 Ely Court
82. Dick Whittington lived here. @ College Street
83. Home to Three Men in a Boat @ 91-104 Chelsea Gardens, Chelsea Bridge Road
84. London's Smallest Pub, U Decide? @ 43 Linhope Street
85. Wapping Station @ Nr Wapping Rose Garden
86. The Estorick Collection @ 39a Canonbury Square, Islington, London
87. A Garden with a Gruesome Past @ West Smithfield Garden
88. Trains, Films and Lara @ Lincoln's Inn Fields, off Holborn
89. WWII and Goodge Street @ Tottenham Court Road
90. A Tunnel & a Workhouse @ 44 Glasshouse Street, Piccadilly
91. Gunpowder Plot was foiled here @ Under House of Lords, Westminster
92. Welcome to the Manor @ Eastbury Square, Barking
93. A unique Victorian Townhouse @ 18 Stafford Terrace
94. Milroy's of Soho @ 3 Greek Street, Westminster
95. Charles II 's Special Road @ King's Road
96. Punch and Judy Birthplace @ St Pauls Portico, Westminster
97. Jonas Hanway's Handy Gadget @ Hanway House, Red Lion Square
98. Lock & Co...Historical Hats @ 6 St. James's Street
99. The Spaniard's Inn @ Spaniards Road, Hampstead
100. Wanstead Park's Grotto @ Ornamental Waters, Wanstead Park
101. Victoria Tower @ Westminster
102. The John Snow @ 39 Broadwick Street
103. Exchange Alley @ Bank, London
104. A Famous Artistic Church @ Battersea Church Road, Battersea
105. Another 'Pie & Mash' gem @ 9 Broadway Market
106. Birch's Immortal Shop @ 15 Cornhill, London
107. Tower Hill @ Nr Tower Hill Tube Station
108. Soho...Fruit and Veg...Porn @ Berwick Street
109. The French House @ 49 Dean Street, Soho
110. The London Wall @ London Wall