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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 Sport-related places to visit in London.



Sporting related places abound in London where many of the World's great sporting institutions were founded. Sporting stadiums, sporting gestures and great sportsmen and women can be found in here:

TOP 10 SPORT RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE SPORT SIGHTS:

11. Hammersmith Palais @ 242 Shepherds Bush Road, Hammersmith, London
12. Peter Storey's Pub @ 113 Southgate Road, Islington
13. London's Female Gladiator @ 159 Great Dover Street, Southwark
14. Arsenal's Old Ground @ Off Highbury Park Road
15. Osgood and Hutch's Pub @ The Union Inn, Crimp Hill, Windsor
16. Setanta was born here @ 268 Northfield Avenue, Northfields, Ealing, Lond
17. Arsenal's Emirates Stadium @ Arsenal Emirates Stadium, Avenell Road
18. Jimmy White started here @ 2a Lynwood Road, Tooting Bec, London
19. The Real Cockney Boys @ Boleyn Ground, Green Street, Upton Park
20. A mad day playing Rugby @ The Athletic Ground, Kew Foot Road
21. Arsenal's old Invicta Ground @ Hector Street, Plumstead
22. Are you the Dude? @ Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place
23. Steve Davis started here @ 71 Kirkham Street, Plumstead, London
24. Cricketer WG Grace lived here @ Fairmount, Mottingham Lane, Mottingham
25. Freemasons Arms: Birth of FA @ 81-82 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London
26. King of Punk @ 14 Soho Street, London
27. David Beckham grew up here @ 150 Norman Road, Leytonstone
28. Cricket in Covent Garden @ 21 Cranbourn Street, Covent Garden, London
29. Pickles World Cup Find @ St Valery, Beulah Hill, Norwood
30. Simpsons: Home of Chess @ 100 Strand, London
31. Crews Hill Golf Course @ Cattlegate Road, Crews Hill, Enfield
32. Fulham's Craven Cottage @ Stevenage Road, Fulham
33. Henman Hill or Murray Mound? @ Aorangi Terrace, All England Club, Wimbledon
34. Ruislip Lido: Young Ones! @ Reservoir Road, Ruislip
35. Four Minute Mile in 18th Century @ Hackney Road, Shoreditch
36. Mr Bodybuilding lived here @ 161 Holland Park Avenue
37. London's Oldest Swimming Baths @ Forest Hill Swimming Pools, Dartmouth Road, Lond
38. Moor Park Golf Club @ Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
39. Danny the Footie Chairman @ Eltham Green Road
40. Fred Perry and The Brentham Club @ 38a Meadvale Road, Ealing
41. Illuminated Ponies @ Rotten Row, Hyde Park
42. Dorothea Lambert Chambers' house @ 7 North Common Road, Ealing
43. A Stadium with a View @ Craven Cottage, Stevanage Road
44. Royal Artillery Barracks @ 40-48 Artillery Place, Greenwich
45. Pinochet's Priory House Arrest @ Winchmore Hill
46. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy @ Hampstead Ponds
47. UK's 1st Ten Pin Bowling Alley @ 158 Clapton Common, Stamford Hill
48. The Home of Cricket @ Lord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood
49. Time for some jogging @ Speakers' Corner, Hyde Park
50. Ted Terry dealt a Red Card @ Unit 4/Retail Park/Fleming Rd, Chafford Hundred
51. Olympics 2012: Eton Manor @ Quarter Mile Lane, Olympic Village, Stratford
52. To Dare is To Do @ Bill Nicholson Way, 748 High Road, Tottenham
53. Londons Oldest Football Team @ Hayes Lane, Bromley
54. A Horse and a Pint @ Knightsbridge Green
55. Wanstead Flats @ Wanstead
56. Olympics 2012: Handball Arena @ Waterden Road, Olympic Park, Stratford
57. Tooting Bec Lido @ Tooting Bec Road
58. Selhurst Park @ Whitehorse Lane, Croydon
59. Charlton's The Valley @ Floyd Road, Charlton
60. Doggett's Coat and Badge @ 1 Blackfriars Bridge, Southwark
61. Sutcliffe and Holmes Big Stand @ Leyton County Ground, High Road, Leyton
62. Blythe Hill Tavern @ 319 Stanstead Road
63. World's Oldest Rugby Union Club @ Princess of Wales, 1a Montpelier Row, Blackheath
64. Olympics 2012: Kapoor Sculpture @ Olympic Park, London
65. Portal: Chelsea celeb eatery @ 88 St John Street, Farringdon
66. Rugby Was Born Here @ St Clement Danes Church, Strand
67. Walthamstow Dogs to Close @ Chingford Road, London
68. Superhoops in the Bush @ Loftus Road, South Africa Road, Shepherds Bush
69. Eric Bristow played Darts here @ The Red Lion, 132 Stoke Newington Church Street
70. London: Tornado capital? @ Whitmore Gardens, Kensal Rise
71. Peter May Sports Centre @ 135 Wadham Road, Walthamstow, London
72. Brockwell Lido @ Brockwell Park, Dulwich Road
73. Joe Cole's early school years @ Masbro Rd, Marylebone
74. Westminster Boating Base @ 136 Grosvenor Road
75. Olympics 2012: Velodrome @ Olympic Village, Stratford
76. Herne Hill Velodrome @ Burbage Road
77. Teddy Sheringham lived here @ Malvern Avenue, Highams Park
78. Hendon Hall @ Ashley Lane, Hendon, London
79. Battersea Park @ Battersea
80. Bloodgate Source @ 268 Lavender Hill, London
81. Olympics 2012: Main Stadium @ Marshgate Lane, Stratford
82. The 2012 Olympic Stadium @ Marshgate Lane, Stratford, London
83. Fred Perry lived here @ 223 Pitshanger Lane, Ealing
84. Deerfoot Ran Here @ Wick Road, Hackney Wick
85. Now that's a Big Screen @ 1, Kensington Square
86. What no Vicar? @ Bishop's Avenue, Hammersmith and Fulham
87. The Dog and Fox @ 24 High Street, Wimbledon, London
88. Ashley Cole's The Collection @ 264 Brompton Road, London
89. The Butcher's Hook @ 477 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London
90. Sir Alf Ramsey was born here @ Five Elms Road, Becontree, Dagenham
91. Olympics 2012: Aquatics Centre @ Carpenter's Road, Stratford
92. WG Grace's Day Job @ 7 Lawrie Park Road, Sydenham, London
93. Olympics 2012: Basketball Arena @ Olympic Park, Stratford
94. Olympics 2012: BMX Circuit @ Stratford
95. The Royal Oak @ 83 Woodman St, London
96. The Dark Destoyer schooled here @ Loxford Lane, Ilford
97. Kenwood Ladies' Bathing Pond @ Hampstead Heath, off Millfield Lane, Highgate
98. Hardman Dave Mackay lived here @ 26 Whitehouse Way, Southgate
99. 1st Channel swimmer lived here @ The Limes, New Road, Bedfont
100. Marshall Street Baths @ Marshall Street, Westminster
101. Cricketer Jack Hobbs lived here @ 17 Englewood Road, Clapham
102. Herbert Chapman lived here @ 6 Haslemere Avenue, Hendon, London
103. Home to the Blues or Pensioners @ Stamford Bridge
104. A Park with a View @ Off Highgate High Street
105. A Delight off Shoreditch @ Arnold Circus
106. Sir Learie lived here @ 101 Lexham Gardens, Earls Court
107. Tony Adams lived here @ 6 Foxlands Road, Dagenham
108. Urban Golf, Soho @ 33 Great Pulteney Street
109. The Lord Derby and Football @ 89 Walmer Terrace, Plumstead
110. World Cup was stolen from here @ Central Hall, Westminster