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The Beatles take London
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

16th January 1944 Gen Eisenhower took command of Allied Invasion Force in London

16th January 1906 Born today: Diana Winyard, London, actress (Cavalcade)

16th January 1794 Edward Gibbon, historian (Decline and Fall), dies in London at 56

16th January 1759 British Museum opens 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. Walnut Tree House @ 500 High Street, Leyton
14. A barbers with a secret @ 156 Caledonian Road
15. Top Hat Madness @ Strand
16. Facts on Selfridges @ 400 Oxford Street
17. Green Pond Road Stadium @ Green Pond Road, Walthamstow
18. Secret Tunnels - 100 feet down @ Craig Court, off Trafalgar Square
19. King of the Zulu's @ 18 Melbury Road, London
20. Harcourt House's Odd Duke @ Harcourt House, Cavendish Square, London
21. Friday Hill House @ 7 Simmons Lane, Chingford
22. Wapping Old Stairs @ Nr Wapping high Street
23. Fortune Street Park @ Fortune Street, Barbican, London
24. Bagnigge House @ 61-63 Kings Cross Road
25. The Turkish Baths @ Old Broad Street from Liverpool Street
26. Bromley Hall @ 43 Gillender Street, London
27. Cittie Of Yorke @ 22 High Holborn
28. Another 'Pie & Mash' gem @ 9 Broadway Market
29. Barmy Balmes House @ Downham Road, Hackney, London
30. Loughton's Iron Age Camp @ Loughton Camp, Loughton, Epping Forest
31. St John's Churchyard @ Nr Wapping Gardens
32. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
33. Birch's Immortal Shop @ 15 Cornhill, London
34. The Roman Bath @ 5 Strand Lane, London
35. Milroy's of Soho @ 3 Greek Street, Westminster
36. A House of Laughter @ Glenshaw Mansions, Brixton Road / Mowll Street
37. Once a Gun Safe House @ 257 Caledonian Road
38. 1st petrol car was built here @ 1 Connaught Road, Walthamstow, London
39. The French House @ 49 Dean Street, Soho
40. Soho...Fruit and Veg...Porn @ Berwick Street
41. The Two Puddings @ 27 Broadway, Stratford
42. Rugby Was Born Here @ St Clement Danes Church, Strand
43. Public Records Office @ Ruskin Avenue, Kew
44. Captain Kidd Public House @ Off Wapping Rose Garden
45. London's First Railway Bookstall @ Euston Station
46. Punch and Judy Birthplace @ St Pauls Portico, Westminster
47. Shadwell Basin @ Off Glamis Road
48. Parliament Hill Park, But Why? @ Parliament Hill
49. Tyburn Convent @ 8 Hyde Park Place
50. Highgate Hill's Memorial Story @ Highgate Hill
51. The Ye Olde Mitre @ 1 Ely Court
52. Charterhouse @ Charterhouse Square, Smithfield, London
53. The Samuel Gurney Memorial @ Broadway, Stratford, London
54. The Old Bell Tavern @ 95 Fleet Street
55. How To Measure A Cockney? @ St Mary-Le-Bow, Cheapside
56. A Park once filled with Vice @ Whetstone Park, Camden
57. London's Oldest Terraced Houses @ 52-55 Newington Green
58. London's Smallest Pub, U Decide? @ 43 Linhope Street
59. Notre Dame de France @ 5 Leicester Place, Leicester Square
60. John Wilkes' House Riots @ 35 Grosvenor Square
61. The Last of the Great Exhibition @ Coalbrookdale Gate, Kensington Gardens
62. Ancient Hunting Cry In London @ Soho
63. Dick Whittington lived here. @ College Street
64. The Great Fire of London @ Pudding Lane
65. Charles I's Intercepted Letter @ 285 High Holborn, London
66. G Nissel & Co - Contact Lenses @ Mornington Terrace, Camden
67. The Ancient House @ Walthamstow Village, London
68. Berezovsky's Stanley House @ Stanley House, Chelsea, London
69. Earls Court Big Wheel @ Earl's Court, London
70. The Water Rats @ 328 Grays Inn Road, London
71. St. Pancras New Church @ Euston Road
72. History made at Earls Court @ Earls Court Tube Station
73. A Right Royal Bird @ 206 Kensington Church Street
74. Leadenhall Market @ 48-51 Leadenhall Market
75. Eisenhower HQ en suite @ Park Lane
76. Five Fields becomes One @ Belgrave Square
77. Wanstead Park's Grotto @ Ornamental Waters, Wanstead Park
78. Southwark Cathedral @ London Bridge
79. Radio 4's Finest schooled here @ Lonsdale Road
80. Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese @ 145 Fleet St
81. The Red Lion @ 48 Parliament Street
82. The Walthamstow Windmill @ Oak Hill Gardens, Walthamstow
83. History of St Sepulchre Church @ Church of St Sepulchre, London
84. Thames Ironworks @ Bow Creek, Canning Town
85. Browns: Charm+Style personified @ 33 Albemarle Street, Mayfair
86. Number One, London @ Apsley House
87. Legendary Soho Eaterie In Flames @ Chez Victor, 45 Wardour Street
88. A Spy called The White Rabbit @ Queen Court, Guildford Street, Camden
89. More Pie & Mash - 'G Kelly' @ 526 Roman Road
90. Lord Byron's Bolthole @ 6 Bennet Street, St James's
91. Jonas Hanway's Handy Gadget @ Hanway House, Red Lion Square
92. Francisco de Miranda's Statue @ Fitzroy Sqaure
93. Sutton House @ Sutton House, Hackney, London
94. The Red Lion @ 23 Crown Passage, Off Pall Mall
95. The London Stone @ Cannon Street, London
96. The East Ends most famous market @ Petticoat Lane
97. The Coal Hole @ 91 Strand, Westminster, London
98. A Garden with a Gruesome Past @ West Smithfield Garden
99. Tower Hill @ Nr Tower Hill Tube Station
100. The Old Bedford @ 123-133 Camden High Street, Camden
101. A ghostly Bricklayer @ South Black Lion Lane
102. The Phoney Houses @ 23-24 Leinster Terrace, Bayswater
103. Nelson in Somerset @ Somerset House, Strand
104. Not a nice way to go @ London Bridge
105. London's oldest parish church @ West Smithfield, London
106. The Butler's Retreat @ 2 Rangers Road, Chingford
107. Carlton Hotel Communism @ Haymarket
108. Wapping Pier Head @ Off Wapping High Street
109. The Wernher Collection @ Ranger's House, Chesterfield Walk, Blackheath
110. Little Welsh Chapel.... @ Eastcastle Street