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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

22nd June 1969 Actress Judy Garland dies in Chelsea, London.go to related location

22nd June 1944 Born today: Peter Asher, London, singer (Peter and Gordon-World Without Love)

22nd June 1922 Henry H Wilson, Field Marshal, murdered in London

22nd June 1911 The Coronation of George V in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

22nd June 1887 Born today: Julian S Huxley, London, biologist/philosopher, Darwin's Bulldog

22nd June 1749 Actor David Garrick married Eva Marie Veigel, a German dancer in opera choruses.

Top Literary-related places to visit in London.



It's a magnet is London, always has been, it's always been the centre of the publishing world and London is awash with places that Dicken's lived, Shakespeare played, and many authors were inspired.

TOP 10 LITERARY RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

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11. Mrs Lovett's Pie House @ Bell Yard, London
12. PG Wodehouse lived here @ 17 Dunraven Street, Mayfair, London
13. Phileas Fogg lived here! @ 7 Saville Row, Burlington Gardens, London
14. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
15. Shakespeare's Ireland Yard @ Ireland Yard, Blackfriars, London
16. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
17. Bleeding Heart Yard @ Bleeding Heart Yard, Hatton Garden, London
18. Simpsons: Home of Chess @ 100 Strand, London
19. Anthony Hopkins Odd Coincidence @ Leicester Square Tube station, London
20. Edgar Allen Poe lived here @ 172 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney
21. JM Barrie and Peter Pan @ 100 Bayswater Road, London
22. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
23. Oscar Wilde Statue @ Charing Cross, London
24. St Barnabas & the Penny Chute @ 1 Greek Street, Soho, London
25. Vampire author lived here @ 38 Great Pulteney Street, London
26. The Old Curiosity Shop @ 13-14 Portsmouth Street, London
27. Chaucers Canterbury Tales Origin @ Talbot Yard, Southwark, London
28. The Turks Head Literary Club @ 9 Gerrard Street, Soho, London
29. Berry Bros & Rudd Ltd @ 3 St. James's Street, Lambeth
30. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, London
31. The Edgar Wallace @ 40 Essex Street, London
32. Senate House @ Senate House, Malet Street, London
33. Karl Marx Resting Place @ Highgate Cemetery, Highgate, London
34. Beatrix Potters Peter Rabbit @ Brompton Cemetery, Brompton, London
35. Poet's Corner @ Westminster Abbey
36. Famous Drinkers to die for @ 127 Gloucester Road, Kensington
37. Canonbury Towers @ Canonbury Place, Islington
38. Da Vinci Code: Opus Dei @ 5 Orme Court, Westminster, London
39. William S Burroughs lived here @ 8 Duke Street, London
40. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
41. Irish poet WB Yeats Lived here @ 5 Woburn Walk, Bloomsbury, London
42. Clapham Junction & Oscar Wilde @ St John's Hill, Clapham
43. Samuel Coleridge Died Here @ 3 The Grove, Highgate, London
44. Royalty House & Theatre @ 72-74 Dean Street, Soho, London
45. John Harvards Tavern @ 103 Borough High Street, Southwark, London
46. Eccentric George Cecil Ives @ 196 Adelaide Road, Lewisham, London
47. Jacobs Island & Oliver Twist @ off Jacob Street
48. A Licence to Write @ 22 Ebury Street, Westminster
49. Charles Dickens Childhood Home @ 16 Bayham Street
50. Princess Diana's Playground @ Near Black Line Gate, Serpentine, Kensington, Lo
51. Will's Coffee House @ 39 Bow Street, Covent Garden
52. The Boot @ 116 Cromer St, London
53. Temple Church @ Temple, London
54. Saffron Hill @ Saffron Hill, Farringdon
55. Home of Noel Coward @ 17 Gerald Road, Belgravia, London
56. AA Milne lived here @ 13 Mallord Street, Chelsea
57. Goddess Mrs Beeton lived here @ 2 Chandos Villas, Harrow, Middlesex
58. Shakespeare, The Lodger @ Monkswell Street, London Wall, London
59. Enid Blyton was born here @ 354 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London
60. The House by the Thames @ 49 Bankside, Cardinal's Wharf, Southwark, London
61. The Hogwart Express @ Platform 9, King's Cross Station
62. Canada Water Super-Library @ 21 Surrey Quays Road, Rotherhithe
63. George Orwell taught here @ The Fountain House Hotel, 116-118 Church Road, H
64. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
65. Chopin's Last Performance @ 4 St James' Place, Piccadilly, London
66. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
67. 2 Blokes, 1 Bookshop, No Idea @ Unit 1, Brampton Park Road, Wood Green
68. WT Stead lived here @ 5 Smith Square, Westminster, London
69. JG Ballard's Millenium People @ Chelsea Marina Harbour, Fulham, London
70. Home of Sherlock Holmes @ 221b Baker Street, London
71. 101 Dalmations author lived here @ 19 Dorset Square, Marylebone
72. Once home to Mr Stamp @ Canal Road, Bow
73. John Ruskin born here @ 54 Hunter Street, Holborn
74. Author Wilkie Collins lived here @ 90 Gloucester Place (now 65)
75. Rights of Man written here @ The Old Red Lion, Islington, London
76. Willie Rushton was born here @ Cromwell Road, Earl's Court
77. Bram Stoker's Heroic Deed @ 27 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
78. Dickens 1st Love lived here @ 1 Lombard Street, London
79. Sir John Betjeman @ 31 Highgate West Hill, Highgate, Highgate
80. Pepys's Ghost @ 12 Buckingham Street, Westminster, London
81. The Dove @ 19 Upper Mall, Hammersmith
82. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
83. The London Library @ 14 St James' Square
84. Peter Cook's Baby Lives On @ 6 Carlisle Street
85. The Diary of a Drug Fiend @ 31 Wellington Square, Chelsea, London
86. Jane Austen lived here @ 10 Henrietta Street, Westminster, London
87. History of Golden Square @ Golden Square, London
88. Bram Stoker's first London home @ 7 Southampton Street, Bloomsbury, London
89. Orwell's Booklovers Corner @ 1 South End Road, Hampstead, London
90. Drama here since 1948 @ Beech Walk, Crayford
91. William Morris's Furniture @ 17 Red Lion Square, Bloomsbury, London
92. Keats House @ Keats Grove, Hampstead, London
93. Voltaire lived and wrote here @ 10 Maiden Lane, Westminster, London
94. Oliver Twist's Literary Home @ 48 Doughty Street, off Gray's Inn Road
95. The Soho Mural @ Noel Street, London
96. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
97. Grub Street @ Milton Street, London
98. The Riceyman Steps @ To Granville Place, London
99. Punch Tavern @ 95 Fleet Street
100. Wynkyn de Worde, Fleet St Father @ Stationer's Hall, St Brides, London
101. Gordons... Wine Specialist @ 47 Villiers Street
102. The Pillars of Hercules @ 7 Greek St, London
103. Rupert Bear was created Here @ 58 Cranes Park
104. Lord Byron & 1st ever plaque @ 16 Holles Street, London
105. Virginia Woolf born here @ 22 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington
106. Sir Clement the Great @ Boundary Road, St John's Wood
107. Where Boswell met Johnson @ 8 Russell Street, Covent Garden
108. Dr Johnson's Dictionary House @ 17 Gough Square, London
109. Novelist James Hilton lived here @ 42 Oak Hill Gardens, Woodford Green
110. Hazlitt's Hotel @ 6 Frith Street, Soho, London