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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

26th July 1977 Elvis Costello was arrested at The Park Lane Hilton.go to related location

26th July 1973 Peter Shaffers Equus, premieres in London

26th July 1973 Underworld actress Kate Beckinsale born in London.

26th July 1966 England beat Portugal 2-1 at Wembley Stadium to reach the World Cup Final.

26th July 1950 Born today: Susan George, London England, actress (Straw Dogs, Mandingo)

26th July 1895 Born today: Jerry Verno, London England, actor (River of Unrest, Sweeney Todd)

26th July 1895 Born today: Robert Graves, London England, writer/poet (I Claudius) [or 6/26]

26th July 1891 Henry James' American, premieres in London

26th July 1842 Born today: Alfred Marshall, London, economist

26th July 1802 Born today: Winthrop Mackworth Praed, London, poet/politician

Top Science-related places to visit in London.



Some great scientific events and breakthroughs have occurred here in London, this is a collection of the pioneers and where they happened:

TOP 10 SCIENCE RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE SCIENCE SIGHTS:

11. The Royal Observatory @ National Maritime Museum, Greenwich
12. Charles Darwin's Down House @ Luxted Road, Downe, Kent
13. Explosive Dryads' Hall @ Woodbury Hill, Loughton, Essex
14. Charles Babbage was born here @ 44 Crosby Row, Newington, London
15. The Faraday Memorial @ Elephant and Castle Roundabout
16. The Freud's Lived Here @ Freud Museum, 20 Maresfield Gardens
17. Society for Psychical Research @ 14 Deans Yard, Westminster
18. Zoologist Gosse lived here @ 56 Mortimer Road, Hackney
19. Sir Isaac Newton lived here @ 87 Jermyn Street, St James, London
20. John Logie Baird's TV demo @ 22 Frith Street, London
21. Beckton Gasworks: FMJ @ Royal Docks Road, East Ham, London
22. Biker Denis Johnson worked here @ 69-75 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London
23. Advancing Geography @ 1 Kensington Gore
24. Colour Mauve invented here @ Cable Street, London
25. Trinity Buoy Wharf @ 64 Orchard Place
26. Hampstead Observatory @ Lower Terrace, Hampstead
27. Why not pat a Pygmy Goat @ Albert Bridge Road, London
28. The Faraday Effect @ Trinity Wharf, Greenwich, London
29. Blood donation founder's house @ 5 Colyton Road, London
30. Explorer Stuart lived here @ 9 Campden Hill Square, London
31. The atom bomb was born here @ Southampton Row, London
32. World's 1st Business Computer @ Kaevener House, Hammersmith Road
33. Charles Fort lived here @ 39A Marchmont Street, London
34. John Logie Baird lived here @ 3 Crescent Wood Road, Sydenham
35. Clouds Godfather lived here @ 7 Bruce Grove, Tottenham
36. The Royal Institution @ 21 Albemarle Street
37. Francis Galton Lived Here @ 42 Rutland Gate, Knightsbridge
38. The Colonnade Town House @ 2 Warrington Crescent, London
39. Balloonist Gleisher lived here @ 20 Dartmouth Hill, Blackheath, London
40. London Zoo @ Regent's Park, London
41. Joseph Priestley lived here @ 113 Lower Clapton Road, Hackney
42. London Planetarium @ Marylebone Road