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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

20th November 1947 The Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II), was married to Philip Mountbatten RN (later Duke of Edinburgh) in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

20th November 1906 George Bernard Shaws Doctor's Dilemma, premieres in London

20th November 1898 John Fowler, English engineer (London Metropolitan Railway), dies

20th November 1852 Charles Reade/Tom Taylor's Masks and Faces, premieres in London

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