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