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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

26th July 1977 Elvis Costello was arrested at The Park Lane Hilton.go to related location

26th July 1973 Peter Shaffers Equus, premieres in London

26th July 1973 Underworld actress Kate Beckinsale born in London.

26th July 1966 England beat Portugal 2-1 at Wembley Stadium to reach the World Cup Final.

26th July 1950 Born today: Susan George, London England, actress (Straw Dogs, Mandingo)

26th July 1895 Born today: Jerry Verno, London England, actor (River of Unrest, Sweeney Todd)

26th July 1895 Born today: Robert Graves, London England, writer/poet (I Claudius) [or 6/26]

26th July 1891 Henry James' American, premieres in London

26th July 1842 Born today: Alfred Marshall, London, economist

26th July 1802 Born today: Winthrop Mackworth Praed, London, poet/politician

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. Cittie Of Yorke @ 22 High Holborn
12. St John's Churchyard @ Nr Wapping Gardens
13. The Clerk's Well @ Well Court, Clerkenwell, London
14. Green Pond Road Stadium @ Green Pond Road, Walthamstow
15. London's Smallest Pub, U Decide? @ 43 Linhope Street
16. Harcourt House's Odd Duke @ Harcourt House, Cavendish Square, London
17. Site of Lord Byrons famous duel @ 100 Pall Mall, London
18. Spiral Escalator @ Holloway Road, Islington
19. Another 'Pie & Mash' gem @ 9 Broadway Market
20. Syon House & Gosford Park @ Syon Park, Brentford, Middlesex
21. Wimbledon, Lawn Tennis Club @ Church Road, Wimbledon
22. The Turkish Baths @ Old Broad Street from Liverpool Street
23. The Phoney Houses @ 23-24 Leinster Terrace, Bayswater
24. Bagnigge House @ 61-63 Kings Cross Road
25. The Devil and the Lady @ Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street
26. The Roman Bath @ 5 Strand Lane, London
27. London's oldest parish church @ West Smithfield, London
28. Wanstead Park's Grotto @ Ornamental Waters, Wanstead Park
29. Birch's Immortal Shop @ 15 Cornhill, London
30. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
31. The Wernher Collection @ Ranger's House, Chesterfield Walk, Blackheath
32. Southwark Cathedral @ London Bridge
33. How To Measure A Cockney? @ St Mary-Le-Bow, Cheapside
34. Walnut Tree House @ 500 High Street, Leyton
35. Bob Hope was born here @ 44 Craigton Road, Eltham
36. Facts on Selfridges @ 400 Oxford Street
37. St John's Gate @ Clerkenwell Road
38. History of St Sepulchre Church @ Church of St Sepulchre, London
39. A ghostly Bricklayer @ South Black Lion Lane
40. Wapping Pier Head @ Off Wapping High Street
41. Berezovsky's Stanley House @ Stanley House, Chelsea, London
42. Secret Tunnels - 100 feet down @ Craig Court, off Trafalgar Square
43. Seven Dials (nee Six) @ Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London
44. A Very Long Speech @ House of Commons
45. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
46. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
47. Notre Dame de France @ 5 Leicester Place, Leicester Square
48. The 'Portable' Crosby Hall @ Crosby Hall, Cheyne Walk, Chelsea
49. King of the Zulu's @ 18 Melbury Road, London
50. Ancient Hunting Cry In London @ Soho
51. Top Hat Madness @ Strand
52. Friday Hill House @ 7 Simmons Lane, Chingford
53. Tower Hill @ Nr Tower Hill Tube Station
54. The Spaniard's Inn @ Spaniards Road, Hampstead
55. Wapping Station @ Nr Wapping Rose Garden
56. Captain Kidd Public House @ Off Wapping Rose Garden
57. Fortune Street Park @ Fortune Street, Barbican, London
58. St. Pancras New Church @ Euston Road
59. Once there were Herrings @ 137 Cannon Street
60. St James Church @ Clerkenwell Close
61. Oliver Cromwell's resting place @ 72 High Holborn, Holborn
62. Shadwell Basin @ Off Glamis Road
63. Parliament Hill Park, But Why? @ Parliament Hill
64. The Monument.... is leaning! @ Near King William Street
65. Queen Vic's Hubby Hall @ Kensington Gore
66. The Granville Theatre @ Walham Green, Hammersmith & Fulham
67. Dr John Snow's Pump @ Broadwick Street, Soho, London
68. Soho...Fruit and Veg...Porn @ Berwick Street
69. Westminster Bridge @ Westminster and South Bank
70. Dennis Severs House @ 18 Folgate Street, London
71. Charterhouse @ Charterhouse Square, Smithfield, London
72. The Butler's Retreat @ 2 Rangers Road, Chingford
73. Bromley Hall @ 43 Gillender Street, London
74. King's Bench Debtors Prison @ Borough, Southwark, London
75. The Red Lion @ 23 Crown Passage, Off Pall Mall
76. The Freud's Lived Here @ Freud Museum, 20 Maresfield Gardens
77. Punch and Judy Birthplace @ St Pauls Portico, Westminster
78. Nelson in Somerset @ Somerset House, Strand
79. St Katherine's Dock Marina @ Off Smithfield
80. The Ancient House @ Walthamstow Village, London
81. The PM's Street @ Downing Street
82. Five Fields becomes One @ Belgrave Square
83. 1st petrol car was built here @ 1 Connaught Road, Walthamstow, London
84. Sylvia's Suffragette Shop @ 198 Bow Road, Bow, London
85. Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese @ 145 Fleet St
86. Orphaned Boys make a Stand @ 2 Greencoat Place, Victoria
87. A Garden with a Gruesome Past @ West Smithfield Garden
88. Leighton House & Arab Hall @ Leighton House Museum, 12 Holland Park Road
89. G Nissel & Co - Contact Lenses @ Mornington Terrace, Camden
90. The Painter Of Light @ 21 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden
91. WWII and Goodge Street @ Tottenham Court Road
92. The London Stone @ Cannon Street, London
93. The Maya's home from home @ 94 Wandsworth Bridge Road
94. A Tunnel & a Workhouse @ 44 Glasshouse Street, Piccadilly
95. Artist Piet Mondrian's House @ 60 Parkhill Road, Hampstead
96. Exchange Alley @ Bank, London
97. Ardizzone's home of Inspiration @ 130 Elgin Avenue, Westminster
98. Grand Seraglio... What? @ Covent Garden
99. The Great Fire of London @ Pudding Lane
100. Trains, Films and Lara @ Lincoln's Inn Fields, off Holborn
101. A gilded-gold Memorial @ Albert Memorial, Kensington Gardens, Kensington
102. Gunpowder Plot was foiled here @ Under House of Lords, Westminster
103. The Gatehouse @ 1 North Road
104. A Pub on the Wagon @ 66 Bayswater Road
105. Brunel's Tree...Alive & Kicking @ Railway Avenue
106. Charles II 's Special Road @ King's Road
107. A barbers with a secret @ 156 Caledonian Road
108. Lord Shaftesbury - A.K.A. - Eros @ Piccadilly Circus
109. A Famous Artistic Church @ Battersea Church Road, Battersea
110. Headstone Manor @ Pinner View, Middlesex