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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

27th May 2005 Big Ben breaks down due to high temperatures.go to related location

27th May 1993 Jan Wiley, actress (Underdog, Brute Man, She Wolf of London), dies

27th May 1957 Siouxsie Sioux, singer of punk rockers Siouxsie and the Banshees, was born in London.

27th May 1922 Born today: Christopher Lee, London England, actor (Hound of Baskervilles)

27th May 1898 Arthur Pinero's Trelawney of the 'Wells', premieres in London

27th May 1199 The Coronation of John I 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. St Barnabas Preaching Riots @ St Barnabas Street, Pimlico
12. Weston's Music Hall @ 242-5 High Holborn
13. Ernest Shackleton lived here @ Aberdeen House, 12 Westwood Hill, Sydenham, Lond
14. Robert Falcon Scott lived here @ 56 Oakley Street, Chelsea, London
15. Clement Attlee's House @ 17 Monkham's Avenue, Woodford Green
16. The 1st one way Street @ Albermarle Street
17. UK's First Female Doctor @ 20 Upper Berkeley Street, Marylebone
18. The King of Scouting Lived here @ 9 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington
19. Mendelssohn Composed Here @ 168 Denmark Hill, Camberwell
20. The World's First Ever Cashpoint @ 20 The Town, Enfield
21. Piers Morgan's Pub @ 86 Earls Court Rd, Kensington
22. Leyton-lad teaches Emperor @ 93 Trumpington Road, Leytonstone
23. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
24. Robert Cocking's Fall to Earth @ St Margaret's Church, Lee Terrace, Lewisham
25. The First Great Magician? @ Flat 1 Ornan Court, Ornan Road, Belsize Park
26. Curse of Tutankhamun @ 19 Collingham Gardens, Kensington
27. A Churchill Residence @ 12 Bolton Street, Piccadilly
28. Percy Lambert: Fastest Man @ Brompton Cemetary, Brompton, Kensington
29. Motoring pioneer lived here @ 16 Stafford Place
30. Sam the Cat @ Queen Anne Square
31. UK's 1st Ten Pin Bowling Alley @ 158 Clapton Common, Stamford Hill
32. The Aeronaut of Holloway @ Highgate Cemetary East, Swain's Lane
33. Sir Learie lived here @ 101 Lexham Gardens, Earls Court
34. Thomas Crapper Flush House @ 12 Thornsett Road, Bromley, London
35. Charles Darwin's Down House @ Luxted Road, Downe, Kent
36. Concorde man born here. @ 499 Hale End Road, Highams Park, London
37. Parachute Pioneer lived here @ Goldings, Clays Lane, Loughton
38. Time was created here @ 119 High Holborn
39. London's First Traffic Island @ St James Street, Piccadilly, London
40. A Spy called The White Rabbit @ Queen Court, Guildford Street, Camden
41. Lloyds Law Courts Pedal Power @ 222 Strand, London
42. Richard Branson born here @ Stonefield Nursing Home, 904 Sidcup Road, London
43. Artist William Etty lived here @ 14 Villiers Street, Charing Cross
44. Nelson Mandela statue @ Parliament Square, Westminster
45. First Plastic Invented Here @ Berkshire Road, Hackney Wick, London
46. Londons 1st Fish and Chip shop @ 78/80 Cleveland Way, Bethnal Green
47. First Aborigine in Europe @ St John's Churchyard, Eltham
48. Cartoonist Phil May lived here @ 20 Holland Park Road
49. Howard Carter's Birthplace @ Richmond Mansions, 252 Old Brompton Road
50. Gestetner's Former Home @ 124 Highbury New Park, Highbury
51. Joseph Banks lived here @ 32 Soho Square, London
52. St Mary's Hospital @ Praed Street, Paddington
53. Mr Morse and his special Code @ 141 Cleveland Street, Fitzrovia
54. Thomas B Macaulay lived here @ 50 Great Ormond Street, London
55. It's For You-Who @ Burlington House, Piccadilly
56. Fleming Museum & Penicillin @ St Mary's Hospital, Praed Street, London
57. Sopwith Camel maker lived here @ 46 Green Street, Mayfair
58. Sir Richard Burtons Bedouin Tomb @ St Mary Magdalen's RC Church, 61 Worple Way, Mor
59. D'Oyly Carte lived here @ 2 Dartmouth Park Road, Kentish Town
60. Oliver Twist's Literary Home @ 48 Doughty Street, off Gray's Inn Road
61. The Assassination of Mr Thynne @ Pall Mall, London
62. Home to an Adventurer @ 56 Oakley Street
63. Coldplay Ancestor's Summer Time @ The Cedars, Camden Park Road, Chislehurst, Broml
64. Livingstone I Presume? @ 1 Savile Row
65. Virginia Woolf born here @ 22 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington
66. Hartley's Fireproof Obelisk @ Putney Heath, London
67. The Man who knew everything @ 48 Welbeck Street, Westminster
68. 1st Motorcycle Engine made here @ 1a Lansdowne Road, Tottenham
69. Spend a Penny @ Royal Exchange, London
70. William Tierney Clark lived here @ 7 Hammersmith Terrace, Hammersmith
71. Doctor Barnardo @ 58 Solent House, Ben Jonson Road, Stepney
72. Dick Whittington lived here. @ College Street
73. Freemans Started Here @ 131-143 Clapham Road, Clapham
74. Explorer Stuart lived here @ 9 Campden Hill Square, London
75. The Scott Family Lodgings @ 80 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London
76. Captain James Cook @ 88 Mile End Road, Mile End
77. The Savoy Theatre @ Savoy Street, Westminster
78. The First Human Cannonball @ The Royal Aquarium, Tothill Street, Westminster
79. The Harvard Chapel @ North Transept, Southwark Cathedral, London
80. The Freud's Lived Here @ Freud Museum, 20 Maresfield Gardens
81. Tompion and Graham Clockmakers @ 69 Fleet Street, London
82. George Bernard Shaw lived here @ 29 Fitzroy Square
83. Wynkyn de Worde, Fleet St Father @ Stationer's Hall, St Brides, London
84. Microphone Inventor lived Here @ 94 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia
85. Home of the Speaking Clock @ Flowers Close, Brook Road, Dollis Hill
86. Former St Mary's School @ Comunity Center, Walthamstow Village
87. Inventor of Holograms lived here @ 79 Queens Gate, Kensington, London
88. Francis Galton Lived Here @ 42 Rutland Gate, Knightsbridge
89. Andrex 2-ply invented here @ Paper Mill Place, St Andrews Road, Walthamstow
90. A Blue Plaque for a Car Legend @ 14/15 Conduit Street, Mayfair
91. Stockwell Bus Garage @ Lansdowne Road, Stockwell
92. The Goring @ Beeston Place, Kensington
93. Joseph Priestley lived here @ 113 Lower Clapton Road, Hackney
94. First Lady of Fleet Street @ 7 Chesterfield Gardens, Mayfair
95. First Birth Control Clinic @ 108 Whitfield Street, Bloomsbury