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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

17th February 2010 Abbey Road Studio's put up for sale by EMI due to increasing debts.

17th February 1938 1st public experimental demonstration of Baird color TV (London)

17th February 1896 London Country Councils' Muzzling Order becomes effective

17th February 1883 A Ashwell patents free-toilet in London

17th February 1740 The end of the great frost, freezing of the Thames and a terrible Winter

Top Crime-related places to visit in London.



Crime is one of the most intriguing and captivating themes in modern life, and London's history is full of real life escapades, robberies, murders and other nefarious criminal intent. Find out here exactly where they happened.

TOP 10 CRIME RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE CRIME SIGHTS:

11. The Old Palace Yard @ Abingdon Street, Westminster
12. The London Cage, WW2 torture @ 7 Kensington Palace Gardens
13. Murder at Mr Smith's @ 75 Rushey Green, Catford
14. The Walkie-Talkie Bank Job @ 185 Baker Street, London
15. John and Yoko's Nude Scene @ 38 Montagu Square, London
16. Dr Crippen Lived Here @ 34-37 Store Street, Bloomsbury
17. Foreign Anarchist Club @ 6 Windmill Street, Tottenham Court Road
18. The Kray Twins lived here @ 178 Vallance Road, Bethnal Green, London
19. Poirot's London Pad @ Charterhouse Square
20. Dick Turpin's Cave @ Wellington Hill, High Beech, Epping Forest
21. Did Jack the Ripper live here? @ 3 Sion Square, Whitechapel, London
22. Hanged Ruth Ellis lived here @ 44 Egerton Gardens, Ealing, London
23. The Kray twins were born here @ 64 Stean Street, Hoxton
24. Holloway Prison @ Parkhurst Road, Islington
25. The Spaghetti House Siege @ 77 Knightsbridge, Knightsbridge
26. A barbers with a secret @ 156 Caledonian Road
27. Lord Lucan's Murder House @ 46 Lower Belgrave Street, London
28. The Ship and Blue Ball @ 13 Boundary Street, Shoreditch, London
29. Dr Crippen's Murder Home @ 39 Hilldrop Crescent, Holloway, London
30. Wilfred Brambles arrest was here @ 1 Shepherd's Bush Green, London
31. John Christies House of Horror @ Near Barton Mews, Ladbroke Grove, London
32. Bow Street Magistrates Court @ Bow Street, Covent Garden, London
33. Balcombe Street Siege @ 21 Balcombe St, Marylebone, London
34. Tony Blair lived here @ 1 Richmond Crescent, Islington
35. Created by an Almost-Bard @ 99 Buckingham Palace Road
36. Sweeney Todd was born here @ 85 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London
37. Lord Lucan's Home @ 72a Elizabeth Street
38. Pirates Execution Dock @ Off Wapping High Street, Wapping, London
39. Captain Kidd Hung Here @ Tilbury Point, Essex
40. The Markham Square Siege @ Markham Square, Chelsea
41. The Battle of Waterloo 2 @ 81 Waterloo Road, Waterloo
42. A Park once filled with Vice @ Whetstone Park, Camden
43. The Zizzi Penis Lop @ 73-75 The Strand, London
44. Ripper's First Victim @ Durward Street, Whitechapel
45. The Cock Tavern Debauchery @ Bow Street, London
46. Pickles World Cup Find @ St Valery, Beulah Hill, Norwood
47. The Clink @ Clink Street, London
48. The Lion Public House @ Tapp Street
49. The Clockwork Orange Underpass @ Trinity Road, Wandsworth, London
50. The Calthorpe Arms @ 252 Grays Inn Road, City of London
51. Stone Newington 8 @ 359 Amhurst Road, Stoke Newington
52. The Carpenters Arms @ 73 Cheshire Street, Bethnal Green
53. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
54. Brockley Jack @ 410 Brockley Road, Brockley
55. Albion House @ Albion House, New Oxford Street, London
56. Sherlock's Speedy Sarnie @ 187 North Gower Street, Camden
57. Francis Bacon's Drug Bust @ 80 Narrow Street, Limehouse
58. Adam Ant's Last Stand @ 22 Chalcot Road, London
59. Once a Gun Safe House @ 257 Caledonian Road
60. The Spaniard's Inn @ Spaniards Road, Hampstead
61. Notting Hill Race Riots @ Latimer Road, London
62. House of Reeves @ 120 Church Street, Croydon
63. Writers Poison Umbrella Stabbing @ Waterloo Bridge, London
64. Home of Russian spy Kim Philby @ 18 Carlyle Square, Chelsea, London
65. Vere Street Coterie @ White Swan, Vere Street
66. The Star Tavern @ 6 Belgrave Mews West
67. 21/7 Bomb Factory @ 58 Curtis House, Ladderswood Way, New Southgate,
68. Death of God's Banker @ Blackfriar's Bridge, London
69. The Tower of London @ Tower of London
70. The Green Man @ Putney Heath
71. Green Jackets Bandstand bomb @ Bandstand, Regents Park
72. Catherine Wheel Alley @ Bishopsgate, Broadgate
73. Spend a Night as a Kray @ 28 Bow Street
74. Solicitor's Armed Siege @ 46 Markham Square, Chelsea, London
75. 1909 Tottenham Outrage Robbery @ Tottenham High Road, London
76. Gunpowder Plot was foiled here @ Under House of Lords, Westminster
77. First Whitechapel Murder @ Wentworth Street, Whitechapel
78. John Wilkes' House Riots @ 35 Grosvenor Square
79. Captain Kidd Public House @ Off Wapping Rose Garden
80. A Pub on the Wagon @ 66 Bayswater Road
81. Itsu: Litvinenko Poisoned @ 167 Piccadilly, London
82. The Devil and the Lady @ Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street
83. Shot Prime Minister born here @ Audley Square, Westminster, London
84. Lenin Memorial @ Bevin Court, Cruickshank Street, London
85. The 43 @ 43 Gerrard Street, London
86. Oliver Cromwell's resting place @ 72 High Holborn, Holborn
87. The Graff Diamonds Heist @ 6 - 7 New Bond Street
88. Wainewright the Poisoner @ 48 Great Marlborough Street, London
89. Spring Heeled Jacks 1st Victim @ 1 Tredegar Road, Tower Hamlets, London
90. A Royal Wake-Up Call @ Buckingham Palace
91. World's 1st Drink Driving Arrest @ 165 Bond Street
92. OAP's Fake Money Press @ Flat 3, 21 Bolton Road, Chiswick
93. St Matthews Church @ Hereford Street, Whitechapel, London
94. The Magdala @ 2a South Hill Park
95. Hackney Mafia Shoe Shop @ 5 Hackney Road, Bethnal Green, London
96. Bouncers bounce back at KFC @ 37 Camden High Street
97. The Garrick Arms @ 8 Charing Cross Road, London
98. Broadwater Farm @ Willan Road, Tottenham
99. The Highbury Barn @ Highbury Hill, London
100. Charlie Peace Arrested here @ 2 St John's Park, Blackheath
101. The Start of the 2011 Riots @ Ferry Lane, Tottenham
102. Handbag Gang Strike Again @ New Bond Street
103. Lucan, Cubitt and some Plumbers @ 14 Lower Belgrave Street
104. Wandsworth Prison @ Heathfield Road
105. Famous Drinkers to die for @ 127 Gloucester Road, Kensington
106. Banksy's Poundland @ 12-14 High Road, Wood Green
107. Bomb Plotters Flat @ 386A Forest Road, Walthamstow
108. Robber Claude Duval Caught here @ The Marquis, 51-52 Chandos Place, Covent Garden
109. The Jowell's scandal home @ Raveley Street, Kentish Town
110. The Goat @ 3a Kensington High Street