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The Great London Ghost Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

19th October 2003 David Blaine walks from his perspex box after 43 days without food.

19th October 1960 Born today: Dan Woody Woodgate, London, rock drummer (Madness)

19th October 1944 British premier Winston Churchill flies back to London from Moscow

19th October 1941 Born today: Simon Ward, London England, actor (4 Musketeers, 4 Feathers)

19th October 1911 Royal Mint in London sends dies for $1 coin to Ottawa Branch

19th October 1741 David Garrick appears on stage in West End for the first time, in the title role of Richard III.

Top Disaster-related places to visit in London.



Events that caused great destruction or great loss of life don't come around very often. Every now and again someone or something wages a war on the city and it's inhabitants.

TOP 10 DISASTER RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE DISASTER SIGHTS:

11. 1867 Ice Skating Disaster @ Regent's Park Boating Lake, London
12. 21/7 Bomb Factory @ 58 Curtis House, Ladderswood Way, New Southgate,
13. Green Jackets Bandstand bomb @ Bandstand, Regents Park
14. The SS Montgomery Wreck @ Thames off Sheerness
15. Bomb Plotters Flat @ 386A Forest Road, Walthamstow
16. The Great Fire of London @ Pudding Lane
17. The Gherkin @ 30 St Mary Axe
18. London's 9/11 Memorial @ Grosvenor Square, London
19. Edgware Gas Explosion @ Highview Gardens, Edgware, London
20. Site of huge gunpowder explosion @ 43 Great Tower Street, London
21. Sandhurst School @ Minard Road, Catford, London
22. St Magnus the Martyr @ Lower Thames Street, London
23. Exchange Alley @ Bank, London
24. The Silvertown Explosion @ North Woolwich Road, London
25. House of Reeves @ 120 Church Street, Croydon
26. Thames Flood Barrier @ Unity Way, Woolwich
27. WT Stead lived here @ 5 Smith Square, Westminster, London
28. All Hallows Church @ Byward Street, London
29. Earls Court Big Wheel @ Earl's Court, London
30. The Princess Alice Disaster @ Galleon's Reach, Plumstead
31. The Camden Markets @ Camden Lock Place
32. Holland House @ Holland Park, Holland Walk, Kensington
33. The Chinese Bridge and Pagoda @ St James Park
34. Vincent C. Richmond lived here @ 24 Silverdale Road, Highams Park
35. Scene of Great Tooley St Fire @ Cottons Wharf, Southwark, London
36. The Cutty Sark @ 2 Greenwich Church Street, Greenwich, London
37. Blow Up Bridge @ Macclesfield Bridge, Regents Park, London
38. First Bomb of World War 1 @ 31 Nevill Road, Hackney, London
39. The Apollo Theatre @ Shaftesbury Avenue
40. Houses Collapsed into Hole @ Ridley Road, Bromley
41. Thai Chilli Sauce Terror Cloud @ Thai Cottage, 34 D'arblay Street, Soho, London
42. The Battles of Brentford @ Syon Park, Brentford, Middlesex
43. The Piccadilly Tornado @ 12 Sherwood Street, Piccadilly, London
44. The Piccadilly Hotel's Tornado @ 12 Sherwood Street, Piccadilly, London
45. Turner and Rushgrove House @ Rushgrove Street, Woolwich
46. Spanish Rooms Fire @ 18 Denmark Place, Tottenham Court Road
47. Grenfell Tower @ Station Walk, North Kensington