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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th August 1970 Peter Sellers married Miranda Quarrygo to related location

24th August 1967 The Beatles met Maharishi Mahesh Yogi at The Park Lane Hilton.go to related location

24th August 1961 Born today: Mark Bedders Bedfored, London, rock bassist (Madness)

24th August 1961 Mad Men actor Jared Harris was born in London.

24th August 1957 Comedian Stephen Fry born in Hampstead, London.go to related location

24th August 1954 William Heatherton's Reluctant Debutante, premieres in London

24th August 1940 Luftwaffe bombs London

24th August 1591 Bachelor Poet Robert Herrick was born in Cheapside, London.

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 Walkie-Talkie Bank Job @ 185 Baker Street, London
12. Moll King's Houses of Ill Repute @ 106 Haverstock Hill, Chalk Farm
13. The Tyburn Tree @ Bayswater Road, London
14. The Kray twins were born here @ 64 Stean Street, Hoxton
15. The London Cage, WW2 torture @ 7 Kensington Palace Gardens
16. The Clink @ Clink Street, London
17. Wilfred Brambles arrest was here @ 1 Shepherd's Bush Green, London
18. 1909 Tottenham Outrage Robbery @ Tottenham High Road, London
19. Buster Edwards died here @ Greet Street, Southwark
20. The Carpenters Arms @ 73 Cheshire Street, Bethnal Green
21. Foreign Anarchist Club @ 6 Windmill Street, Tottenham Court Road
22. A barbers with a secret @ 156 Caledonian Road
23. Balcombe Street Siege @ 21 Balcombe St, Marylebone, London
24. Cynthia Paynes House of Cyn @ 32 Ambleside Avenue, Streatham, London
25. Catherine Wheel Alley @ Bishopsgate, Broadgate
26. Tony Blair lived here @ 1 Richmond Crescent, Islington
27. Dick Turpin's Cave @ Wellington Hill, High Beech, Epping Forest
28. Sweeney Todd was born here @ 85 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London
29. Spring Heeled Jacks 1st Victim @ 1 Tredegar Road, Tower Hamlets, London
30. The Lion Public House @ Tapp Street
31. The Clockwork Orange Underpass @ Trinity Road, Wandsworth, London
32. The Battle of Waterloo 2 @ 81 Waterloo Road, Waterloo
33. Lord Lucan's Murder House @ 46 Lower Belgrave Street, London
34. The Calthorpe Arms @ 252 Grays Inn Road, City of London
35. The Spaghetti House Siege @ 77 Knightsbridge, Knightsbridge
36. The Ship and Blue Ball @ 13 Boundary Street, Shoreditch, London
37. Captain Kidd Public House @ Off Wapping Rose Garden
38. The Blind Beggar @ 337 Whitechapel Road
39. The Cock Tavern Debauchery @ Bow Street, London
40. Bow Street Magistrates Court @ Bow Street, Covent Garden, London
41. A Park once filled with Vice @ Whetstone Park, Camden
42. The Grave Maurice @ 269 Whitechapel High Street, Whitechapel
43. House of Reeves @ 120 Church Street, Croydon
44. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
45. Ripper's First Victim @ Durward Street, Whitechapel
46. First Whitechapel Murder @ Wentworth Street, Whitechapel
47. The Green Man @ Putney Heath
48. The Spaniard's Inn @ Spaniards Road, Hampstead
49. Hanged Ruth Ellis lived here @ 44 Egerton Gardens, Ealing, London
50. Did Jack the Ripper live here? @ 3 Sion Square, Whitechapel, London
51. Oliver Cromwell's resting place @ 72 High Holborn, Holborn
52. Lucan, Cubitt and some Plumbers @ 14 Lower Belgrave Street
53. John Christies House of Horror @ Near Barton Mews, Ladbroke Grove, London
54. The Star Tavern @ 6 Belgrave Mews West
55. Sherlock's Speedy Sarnie @ 187 North Gower Street, Camden
56. King's Bench Debtors Prison @ Borough, Southwark, London
57. Once a Gun Safe House @ 257 Caledonian Road
58. Home to a Murderer @ 23 Cranley Gardens, Muswell Hill
59. Spend a Night as a Kray @ 28 Bow Street
60. Albion House @ Albion House, New Oxford Street, London
61. John Wilkes' House Riots @ 35 Grosvenor Square
62. Death of God's Banker @ Blackfriar's Bridge, London
63. The Oliver Twist @ 90 Church Road, Leyton, London
64. Parking Meter R.I.P. @ Warwick Street, Westminster
65. Lord Lucan's Home @ 72a Elizabeth Street
66. St Matthews Church @ Hereford Street, Whitechapel, London
67. Brockley Jack @ 410 Brockley Road, Brockley
68. The Devil and the Lady @ Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street
69. The Highbury Barn @ Highbury Hill, London
70. Charlie Peace Arrested here @ 2 St John's Park, Blackheath
71. Pickles World Cup Find @ St Valery, Beulah Hill, Norwood
72. Prospect of Whitby @ 57 Wapping Wall
73. The Magdala @ 2a South Hill Park
74. The Goat @ 3a Kensington High Street
75. A Beatle gets Busted @ 34 Montagu Square, Marylebone
76. Pirates Execution Dock @ Off Wapping High Street, Wapping, London
77. Lenin Memorial @ Bevin Court, Cruickshank Street, London
78. The Aubergine Robbery Mystery @ 11 Park Walk, London
79. The Tower of London @ Tower of London
80. Brinks Mat Bullion @ 117 Wilton Way
81. 21/7 Bomb Factory @ 58 Curtis House, Ladderswood Way, New Southgate,
82. The Start of the 2011 Riots @ Ferry Lane, Tottenham
83. Home of Russian spy Kim Philby @ 18 Carlyle Square, Chelsea, London
84. Adam Ant's Last Stand @ 22 Chalcot Road, London
85. Broadwater Farm @ Willan Road, Tottenham
86. Vere Street Coterie @ White Swan, Vere Street
87. Not a nice way to go @ London Bridge
88. Hackney Mafia Shoe Shop @ 5 Hackney Road, Bethnal Green, London
89. Green Jackets Bandstand bomb @ Bandstand, Regents Park
90. Wandsworth Prison @ Heathfield Road
91. Handbag Gang Strike Again @ New Bond Street
92. Gunpowder Plot was foiled here @ Under House of Lords, Westminster
93. Itsu: Litvinenko Poisoned @ 167 Piccadilly, London
94. Electric Avenue @ Electric Avenue, Brixton, London
95. Bomb Plotters Flat @ 386A Forest Road, Walthamstow
96. A more level-headed Nephew @ 26 Priory Gardens, Highgate
97. The Markham Square Siege @ Markham Square, Chelsea
98. Solicitor's Armed Siege @ 46 Markham Square, Chelsea, London
99. The Graff Diamonds Heist @ 6 - 7 New Bond Street
100. Writers Poison Umbrella Stabbing @ Waterloo Bridge, London
101. Francis Bacon's Drug Bust @ 80 Narrow Street, Limehouse
102. The Jowell's scandal home @ Raveley Street, Kentish Town
103. London Sculpture Comes Home @ 8 Hart Street, City of London
104. Banksy's Poundland @ 12-14 High Road, Wood Green
105. The Islington Gibbett @ Holloway Road, Islington
106. BT Telecoms Tower @ 60 Cleveland Street, London
107. Poor Lazarus Isaacs @ Tower Street, London
108. A Royal Wake-Up Call @ Buckingham Palace
109. Ted Terry dealt a Red Card @ Unit 4/Retail Park/Fleming Rd, Chafford Hundred
110. The Hand and Shears @ 1 Middle Street