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The London Riots Tour
The London Riots Tour

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

22nd August 1945 Noel Coward's revue Sigh no More, premieres in London.

22nd August 1937 Born today: Max Hebditch, director (Museum of London)

22nd August 1925 Actress Honor Blackman (Pussy Galore-Goldfinger) was born today in Plaistow, East London.go to related location

22nd August 1916 Born today: John Slater, London England, actor (Deadlock, Cartel, Devil's Pass)

22nd August 1866 George Shillibeer, pioneer of London's 1st bus service, dies

22nd August 1620 Oliver Cromwell married Elizabeth Bourchier at St Giles-without-Cripplegate.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 King of Scouting Lived here @ 9 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington
12. Piers Morgan's Pub @ 86 Earls Court Rd, Kensington
13. St Barnabas Preaching Riots @ St Barnabas Street, Pimlico
14. Stuntman Blondins Niagara Villa @ Northfield Avenue, Northfields, London
15. Nelson Mandela statue @ Parliament Square, Westminster
16. Richard Branson born here @ Stonefield Nursing Home, 904 Sidcup Road, London
17. Captain James Cook @ 88 Mile End Road, Mile End
18. Joseph-Rene Bellot's Obelisk @ Riverside Walk, Greenwich, London
19. Thomas B Macaulay lived here @ 50 Great Ormond Street, London
20. The Assassination of Mr Thynne @ Pall Mall, London
21. Home of the Speaking Clock @ Flowers Close, Brook Road, Dollis Hill
22. London's First Bridge @ River Thames, Vauxhall
23. Oliver Twist's Literary Home @ 48 Doughty Street, off Gray's Inn Road
24. A Spy called The White Rabbit @ Queen Court, Guildford Street, Camden
25. Curse of Tutankhamun @ 19 Collingham Gardens, Kensington
26. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
27. Inventor of Holograms lived here @ 79 Queens Gate, Kensington, London
28. Mr Morse and his special Code @ 141 Cleveland Street, Fitzrovia
29. It's For You-Who @ Burlington House, Piccadilly
30. The Freud's Lived Here @ Freud Museum, 20 Maresfield Gardens
31. Freemans Started Here @ 131-143 Clapham Road, Clapham
32. Livingstone I Presume? @ 1 Savile Row
33. Explorer Stuart lived here @ 9 Campden Hill Square, London
34. First Aborigine in Europe @ St John's Churchyard, Eltham
35. The discovery of Penicillin @ St Mary's Hospital
36. Percy Lambert: Fastest Man @ Brompton Cemetary, Brompton, Kensington
37. The First Great Magician? @ Flat 1 Ornan Court, Ornan Road, Belsize Park
38. Robert Cocking's Fall to Earth @ St Margaret's Church, Lee Terrace, Lewisham
39. Eadweard Muybridge lived here @ 30 High Street, Kingston upon Thames
40. Spend a Penny @ Royal Exchange, London
41. Dick Whittington lived here. @ College Street
42. Sam the Cat @ Queen Anne Square
43. The Harvard Chapel @ North Transept, Southwark Cathedral, London
44. Time was created here @ 119 High Holborn
45. Weston's Music Hall @ 242-5 High Holborn
46. Thomas Crapper Flush House @ 12 Thornsett Road, Bromley, London
47. Charles Darwin's Down House @ Luxted Road, Downe, Kent
48. George Bernard Shaw lived here @ 29 Fitzroy Square
49. Spratt's Dog Food Factory @ Morris Road, Poplar
50. The First Human Cannonball @ The Royal Aquarium, Tothill Street, Westminster
51. The Scott Family Lodgings @ 80 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London
52. Sir Learie lived here @ 101 Lexham Gardens, Earls Court
53. A Churchill Residence @ 12 Bolton Street, Piccadilly
54. Motoring pioneer lived here @ 16 Stafford Place
55. St Mary's Hospital @ Praed Street, Paddington
56. Lloyds Law Courts Pedal Power @ 222 Strand, London
57. Fleming Museum & Penicillin @ St Mary's Hospital, Praed Street, London
58. Jigsaws were invented here @ Russell Street, Covent Garden, London
59. The Aeronaut of Holloway @ Highgate Cemetary East, Swain's Lane
60. Francis Galton Lived Here @ 42 Rutland Gate, Knightsbridge
61. Virginia Woolf born here @ 22 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington
62. Andrex 2-ply invented here @ Paper Mill Place, St Andrews Road, Walthamstow
63. Cartoonist Phil May lived here @ 20 Holland Park Road
64. Clement Attlee's House @ 17 Monkham's Avenue, Woodford Green
65. Wynkyn de Worde, Fleet St Father @ Stationer's Hall, St Brides, London
66. Stockwell Bus Garage @ Lansdowne Road, Stockwell
67. Hartley's Fireproof Obelisk @ Putney Heath, London
68. Edward Whymper's House @ 82 Waldegrave Road, Teddington
69. First Lady of Fleet Street @ 7 Chesterfield Gardens, Mayfair
70. Mendelssohn Composed Here @ 168 Denmark Hill, Camberwell
71. First Birth Control Clinic @ 108 Whitfield Street, Bloomsbury
72. Parachute Pioneer lived here @ Goldings, Clays Lane, Loughton
73. Howard Carter's Birthplace @ Richmond Mansions, 252 Old Brompton Road
74. D'Oyly Carte lived here @ 2 Dartmouth Park Road, Kentish Town
75. Gestetner's Former Home @ 124 Highbury New Park, Highbury
76. First Plastic Invented Here @ Berkshire Road, Hackney Wick, London
77. Concorde man born here. @ 499 Hale End Road, Highams Park, London
78. Doctor Barnardo @ 58 Solent House, Ben Jonson Road, Stepney
79. The Goring @ Beeston Place, Kensington
80. UK's 1st Ten Pin Bowling Alley @ 158 Clapton Common, Stamford Hill
81. Tompion and Graham Clockmakers @ 69 Fleet Street, London
82. Sopwith Camel maker lived here @ 46 Green Street, Mayfair
83. The Man who knew everything @ 48 Welbeck Street, Westminster
84. Home to an Adventurer @ 56 Oakley Street, Chelsea
85. Joseph Priestley lived here @ 113 Lower Clapton Road, Hackney
86. Coldplay Ancestor's Summer Time @ The Cedars, Camden Park Road, Chislehurst, Broml
87. William Tierney Clark lived here @ 7 Hammersmith Terrace, Hammersmith
88. Former St Mary's School @ Comunity Center, Walthamstow Village
89. Leyton-lad teaches Emperor @ 93 Trumpington Road, Leytonstone
90. Mary Macarthur lived here @ 42 Woodstock Road, Golders Green
91. 1st Motorcycle Engine made here @ 1a Lansdowne Road, Tottenham
92. UK's First Female Doctor @ 20 Upper Berkeley Street, Marylebone
93. Londons 1st Fish and Chip shop @ 78/80 Cleveland Way, Bethnal Green
94. Artist William Etty lived here @ 14 Villiers Street, Charing Cross
95. Joseph Banks lived here @ 32 Soho Square, London
96. Microphone Inventor lived Here @ 94 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia
97. The Savoy Theatre @ Savoy Street, Westminster
98. A Blue Plaque for a Car Legend @ 14/15 Conduit Street, Mayfair