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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

19th September 1997 Six dead in Southall train disaster.

19th September 1978 Actor Ramin Karimloo, Phantom & Love Never Dies London, born in Tehran.

19th September 1972 Diplomat at the Israeli embassy killed by a letter bomb.

19th September 1946 Born today: John Coghlan, London, rock drummer (Status Quo)

19th September 1945 Nazi propagandist William Joyce (Lord Haw Haw) sentenced to death.go to related location

19th September 1867 Illustrator Arthur Rackham was born in Lewisham.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. Spratt's Dog Food Factory @ Morris Road, Poplar
12. Tompion and Graham Clockmakers @ 69 Fleet Street, London
13. Inventor of Holograms lived here @ 79 Queens Gate, Kensington, London
14. Clement Attlee's House @ 17 Monkham's Avenue, Woodford Green
15. London's First Traffic Island @ St James Street, Piccadilly, London
16. Sir Richard Burtons Bedouin Tomb @ St Mary Magdalen's RC Church, 61 Worple Way, Mor
17. St Mary's Hospital @ Praed Street, Paddington
18. Robert Cocking's Fall to Earth @ St Margaret's Church, Lee Terrace, Lewisham
19. The discovery of Penicillin @ St Mary's Hospital
20. Home of Guinness Book of Records @ 107 Fleet Street
21. Colour Mauve invented here @ 290 Cable Street, London
22. Thomas Hodgkin lived here @ 35 Bedford Square, Bloomsbury
23. Nelson Mandela statue @ Parliament Square, Westminster
24. Thomas B Macaulay lived here @ 50 Great Ormond Street, London
25. Charles Darwin's Down House @ Luxted Road, Downe, Kent
26. Concorde man born here. @ 499 Hale End Road, Highams Park, London
27. The Freud's Lived Here @ Freud Museum, 20 Maresfield Gardens
28. Mendelssohn Composed Here @ 168 Denmark Hill, Camberwell
29. St Barnabas Preaching Riots @ St Barnabas Street, Pimlico
30. London's First Bridge @ River Thames, Vauxhall
31. Howard Carter's Birthplace @ Richmond Mansions, 252 Old Brompton Road
32. UK's 1st Ten Pin Bowling Alley @ 158 Clapton Common, Stamford Hill
33. Mary Macarthur lived here @ 42 Woodstock Road, Golders Green
34. The Man who knew everything @ 48 Welbeck Street, Westminster
35. First Birth Control Clinic @ 108 Whitfield Street, Bloomsbury
36. Sam the Cat @ Queen Anne Square
37. Freemans Started Here @ 131-143 Clapham Road, Clapham
38. The Assassination of Mr Thynne @ Pall Mall, London
39. Joseph Priestley lived here @ 113 Lower Clapton Road, Hackney
40. Home of the Speaking Clock @ Flowers Close, Brook Road, Dollis Hill
41. The Aeronaut of Holloway @ Highgate Cemetary East, Swain's Lane
42. Thomas Crapper Flush House @ 12 Thornsett Road, Bromley, London
43. Jigsaws were invented here @ Russell Street, Covent Garden, London
44. George Bernard Shaw lived here @ 29 Fitzroy Square
45. First Lady of Fleet Street @ 7 Chesterfield Gardens, Mayfair
46. Lloyds Law Courts Pedal Power @ 222 Strand, London
47. Microphone Inventor lived Here @ 94 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia
48. Leyton-lad teaches Emperor @ 93 Trumpington Road, Leytonstone
49. Percy Lambert: Fastest Man @ Brompton Cemetary, Brompton, Kensington
50. Andrex 2-ply invented here @ Paper Mill Place, St Andrews Road, Walthamstow
51. A Blue Plaque for a Car Legend @ 14/15 Conduit Street, Mayfair
52. First Aborigine in Europe @ St John's Churchyard, Eltham
53. A Spy called The White Rabbit @ Queen Court, Guildford Street, Camden
54. The Harvard Chapel @ North Transept, Southwark Cathedral, London
55. Virginia Woolf born here @ 22 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington
56. Richard Branson born here @ Stonefield Nursing Home, 904 Sidcup Road, London
57. Parachute Pioneer lived here @ Goldings, Clays Lane, Loughton
58. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
59. Sir Learie lived here @ 101 Lexham Gardens, Earls Court
60. D'Oyly Carte lived here @ 2 Dartmouth Park Road, Kentish Town
61. Edward Whymper's House @ 82 Waldegrave Road, Teddington
62. Cartoonist Phil May lived here @ 20 Holland Park Road
63. Londons 1st Fish and Chip shop @ 78/80 Cleveland Way, Bethnal Green
64. Motoring pioneer lived here @ 16 Stafford Place
65. The First Great Magician? @ Flat 1 Ornan Court, Ornan Road, Belsize Park
66. Joseph-Rene Bellot's Obelisk @ Riverside Walk, Greenwich, London
67. Livingstone I Presume? @ 1 Savile Row
68. Spend a Penny @ Royal Exchange, London
69. Explorer Stuart lived here @ 9 Campden Hill Square, London
70. UK's First Female Doctor @ 20 Upper Berkeley Street, Marylebone
71. Dick Whittington lived here. @ College Street
72. Blind pioneer Gilbert's house @ 5 Stanhope Place, Hyde Park
73. The Goring @ Beeston Place, Kensington
74. William Tierney Clark lived here @ 7 Hammersmith Terrace, Hammersmith
75. Home to an Adventurer @ 56 Oakley Street, Chelsea
76. First Plastic Invented Here @ Berkshire Road, Hackney Wick, London
77. The First Human Cannonball @ The Royal Aquarium, Tothill Street, Westminster
78. The Savoy Theatre @ Savoy Street, Westminster
79. Doctor Barnardo @ 58 Solent House, Ben Jonson Road, Stepney
80. Coldplay Ancestor's Summer Time @ The Cedars, Camden Park Road, Chislehurst, Broml
81. Hartley's Fireproof Obelisk @ Putney Heath, London
82. Eadweard Muybridge lived here @ 30 High Street, Kingston upon Thames
83. The King of Scouting Lived here @ 9 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington
84. 1st Motorcycle Engine made here @ 1a Lansdowne Road, Tottenham
85. Oliver Twist's Literary Home @ 48 Doughty Street, off Gray's Inn Road
86. Curse of Tutankhamun @ 19 Collingham Gardens, Kensington
87. Fleming Museum & Penicillin @ St Mary's Hospital, Praed Street, London
88. Sopwith Camel maker lived here @ 46 Green Street, Mayfair
89. Robert Falcon Scott lived here @ 56 Oakley Street, Chelsea, London
90. Joseph Banks lived here @ 32 Soho Square, London
91. AV Roe's Flying Machine @ 47 West Hill, Wandsworth
92. Mr Morse and his special Code @ 141 Cleveland Street, Fitzrovia
93. Francis Galton Lived Here @ 42 Rutland Gate, Knightsbridge
94. It's For You-Who @ Burlington House, Piccadilly
95. Artist William Etty lived here @ 14 Villiers Street, Charing Cross
96. Former St Mary's School @ Comunity Center, Walthamstow Village
97. Stockwell Bus Garage @ Lansdowne Road, Stockwell
98. The Birdman of Winchmore Hill @ 96 Green Dragon Lane, Palmers Green
99. Gestetner's Former Home @ 124 Highbury New Park, Highbury
100. A Churchill Residence @ 12 Bolton Street, Piccadilly
101. Wynkyn de Worde, Fleet St Father @ Stationer's Hall, St Brides, London
102. The Scott Family Lodgings @ 80 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London
103. Time was created here @ 119 High Holborn
104. Bouncing Bomb inventor's house @ 241 New Cross Road, New Cross
105. Captain James Cook @ 88 Mile End Road, Mile End