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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

16th July 1993 S van Ruysdael's Winter Landscape sold for 705,500 in London

16th July 1985 Bill to abolish Greater London Council receives royal assent

16th July 1939 Born today: Corin Redgrave, London, actor (Excalibur, Man For All Seasons)

16th July 1924 Conference over German recovery payments begins in London

16th July 1877 Spencer Gore wins the first ever Wimbledon tennis tournament - after 3 days rain delay.go to related location

16th July 1377 The Coronation of Richard II in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

Top Pioneer-related places to visit in London.



The celebration of a pioneer, those who yearned for discovery, and those who remain an inspiration.

TOP 10 PIONEER RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE PIONEER SIGHTS:

11. The World's First Ever Cashpoint @ 20 The Town, Enfield
12. Dick Whittington lived here. @ College Street
13. St Barnabas Preaching Riots @ St Barnabas Street, Pimlico
14. The Scott Family Lodgings @ 80 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London
15. The 1st one way Street @ Albermarle Street
16. Mendelssohn Composed Here @ 168 Denmark Hill, Camberwell
17. Londons 1st Fish and Chip shop @ 78/80 Cleveland Way, Bethnal Green
18. Richard Branson born here @ Stonefield Nursing Home, 904 Sidcup Road, London
19. Robert Cocking's Fall to Earth @ St Margaret's Church, Lee Terrace, Lewisham
20. Sir Richard Burtons Bedouin Tomb @ St Mary Magdalen's RC Church, 61 Worple Way, Mor
21. The Savoy Theatre @ Savoy Street, Westminster
22. Gestetner's Former Home @ 124 Highbury New Park, Highbury
23. The discovery of Penicillin @ St Mary's Hospital
24. London's First Traffic Island @ St James Street, Piccadilly, London
25. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
26. St Mary's Hospital @ Praed Street, Paddington
27. The First Human Cannonball @ The Royal Aquarium, Tothill Street, Westminster
28. Eadweard Muybridge lived here @ 30 High Street, Kingston upon Thames
29. Captain James Cook @ 88 Mile End Road, Mile End
30. Inventor of Holograms lived here @ 79 Queens Gate, Kensington, London
31. Bouncing Bomb inventor's house @ 241 New Cross Road, New Cross
32. Stuntman Blondins Niagara Villa @ Northfield Avenue, Northfields, London
33. A Spy called The White Rabbit @ Queen Court, Guildford Street, Camden
34. Sir Learie lived here @ 101 Lexham Gardens, Earls Court
35. First Birth Control Clinic @ 108 Whitfield Street, Bloomsbury
36. Freemans Started Here @ 131-143 Clapham Road, Clapham
37. Mr Morse and his special Code @ 141 Cleveland Street, Fitzrovia
38. Mary Macarthur lived here @ 42 Woodstock Road, Golders Green
39. Spratt's Dog Food Factory @ Morris Road, Poplar
40. The Assassination of Mr Thynne @ Pall Mall, London
41. Thomas Crapper Flush House @ 12 Thornsett Road, Bromley, London
42. Time was created here @ 119 High Holborn
43. The King of Scouting Lived here @ 9 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington
44. Wynkyn de Worde, Fleet St Father @ Stationer's Hall, St Brides, London
45. Former St Mary's School @ Comunity Center, Walthamstow Village
46. Lloyds Law Courts Pedal Power @ 222 Strand, London
47. Home to an Adventurer @ 56 Oakley Street, Chelsea
48. St Margarets and Captain Cook @ Abbey Road, Barking
49. A Churchill Residence @ 12 Bolton Street, Piccadilly
50. Livingstone I Presume? @ 1 Savile Row
51. The Man who knew everything @ 48 Welbeck Street, Westminster
52. Home of Guinness Book of Records @ 107 Fleet Street
53. D'Oyly Carte lived here @ 2 Dartmouth Park Road, Kentish Town
54. Leyton-lad teaches Emperor @ 93 Trumpington Road, Leytonstone
55. Joseph Banks lived here @ 32 Soho Square, London
56. Thomas B Macaulay lived here @ 50 Great Ormond Street, London
57. 1st Motorcycle Engine made here @ 1a Lansdowne Road, Tottenham
58. Virginia Woolf born here @ 22 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington
59. Jigsaws were invented here @ Russell Street, Covent Garden, London
60. Artist William Etty lived here @ 14 Villiers Street, Charing Cross
61. The Aeronaut of Holloway @ Highgate Cemetary East, Swain's Lane
62. Percy Lambert: Fastest Man @ Brompton Cemetary, Brompton, Kensington
63. Oliver Twist's Literary Home @ 48 Doughty Street, off Gray's Inn Road
64. London's First Bridge @ River Thames, Vauxhall
65. Sam the Cat @ Queen Anne Square
66. Fleming Museum & Penicillin @ St Mary's Hospital, Praed Street, London
67. George Bernard Shaw lived here @ 29 Fitzroy Square
68. First Plastic Invented Here @ Berkshire Road, Hackney Wick, London
69. Doctor Barnardo @ 58 Solent House, Ben Jonson Road, Stepney
70. Hartley's Fireproof Obelisk @ Putney Heath, London
71. Microphone Inventor lived Here @ 94 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia
72. Andrex 2-ply invented here @ Paper Mill Place, St Andrews Road, Walthamstow
73. Concorde man born here. @ 499 Hale End Road, Highams Park, London
74. The Harvard Chapel @ North Transept, Southwark Cathedral, London
75. Thomas Hodgkin lived here @ 35 Bedford Square, Bloomsbury
76. A Blue Plaque for a Car Legend @ 14/15 Conduit Street, Mayfair
77. UK's First Female Doctor @ 20 Upper Berkeley Street, Marylebone
78. First Lady of Fleet Street @ 7 Chesterfield Gardens, Mayfair
79. Motoring pioneer lived here @ 16 Stafford Place
80. Spend a Penny @ Royal Exchange, London
81. Edward Whymper's House @ 82 Waldegrave Road, Teddington
82. Curse of Tutankhamun @ 19 Collingham Gardens, Kensington
83. William Tierney Clark lived here @ 7 Hammersmith Terrace, Hammersmith
84. Joseph Priestley lived here @ 113 Lower Clapton Road, Hackney
85. The Goring @ Beeston Place, Kensington
86. Clement Attlee's House @ 17 Monkham's Avenue, Woodford Green
87. Cartoonist Phil May lived here @ 20 Holland Park Road
88. Joseph-Rene Bellot's Obelisk @ Riverside Walk, Greenwich, London
89. Francis Galton Lived Here @ 42 Rutland Gate, Knightsbridge
90. Sopwith Camel maker lived here @ 46 Green Street, Mayfair
91. Home of the Speaking Clock @ Flowers Close, Brook Road, Dollis Hill
92. Coldplay Ancestor's Summer Time @ The Cedars, Camden Park Road, Chislehurst, Broml
93. The Freud's Lived Here @ Freud Museum, 20 Maresfield Gardens
94. AV Roe's Flying Machine @ 47 West Hill, Wandsworth
95. The Birdman of Winchmore Hill @ 96 Green Dragon Lane, Palmers Green
96. Blind pioneer Gilbert's house @ 5 Stanhope Place, Hyde Park
97. Robert Falcon Scott lived here @ 56 Oakley Street, Chelsea, London
98. Weston's Music Hall @ 242-5 High Holborn
99. Stockwell Bus Garage @ Lansdowne Road, Stockwell
100. Nelson Mandela statue @ Parliament Square, Westminster
101. Charles Darwin's Down House @ Luxted Road, Downe, Kent
102. Parachute Pioneer lived here @ Goldings, Clays Lane, Loughton
103. Explorer Stuart lived here @ 9 Campden Hill Square, London
104. Howard Carter's Birthplace @ Richmond Mansions, 252 Old Brompton Road
105. First Aborigine in Europe @ St John's Churchyard, Eltham