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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

17th December 1983 Bomb attack on Harrod's war house in London, 5 killed, 94 injured

17th December 1942 Allies in London sentence German war criminals

17th December 1936 Born today: Tommy Steele, London, singer/actor ( a Sixpence, Finian's Rainbow)

17th December 1891 Born today: Robertson Hare, London England, actor (Our Girl Friday, Banana Ridge)

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. Cafe de Paris @ 4 Coventry Street, Piccadilly
12. The Cutty Sark @ 2 Greenwich Church Street, Greenwich, London
13. Druid's Arch Bombing @ Druid Street, Southwark, London
14. The SS Montgomery Wreck @ Thames off Sheerness
15. 21/7 Bomb Factory @ 58 Curtis House, Ladderswood Way, New Southgate,
16. Houses Collapsed into Hole @ Ridley Road, Bromley
17. House of Reeves @ 120 Church Street, Croydon
18. 1867 Ice Skating Disaster @ Regent's Park Boating Lake, London
19. The Gherkin @ 30 St Mary Axe
20. The Great Fire of London @ Pudding Lane
21. Dr Johnson's Dictionary House @ 17 Gough Square, London
22. Site of huge gunpowder explosion @ 43 Great Tower Street, London
23. The Silvertown Explosion @ North Woolwich Road, London
24. St Magnus the Martyr @ Lower Thames Street, London
25. The Battles of Brentford @ Syon Park, Brentford, Middlesex
26. Edgware Gas Explosion @ Highview Gardens, Edgware, London
27. Exchange Alley @ Bank, London
28. Thames Flood Barrier @ Unity Way, Woolwich
29. Bomb Plotters Flat @ 386A Forest Road, Walthamstow
30. WT Stead lived here @ 5 Smith Square, Westminster, London
31. Holland House @ Holland Park, Holland Walk, Kensington
32. Scene of Great Tooley St Fire @ Cottons Wharf, Southwark, London
33. All Hallows Church @ Byward Street, London
34. Green Jackets Bandstand bomb @ Bandstand, Regents Park
35. Earls Court Big Wheel @ Earl's Court, London
36. Sandhurst School @ Minard Road, Catford, London
37. The Camden Markets @ Camden Lock Place
38. Vincent C. Richmond lived here @ 24 Silverdale Road, Highams Park
39. The Chinese Bridge and Pagoda @ St James Park
40. London's 9/11 Memorial @ Grosvenor Square, London
41. The Piccadilly Tornado @ 12 Sherwood Street, Piccadilly, London
42. Turner and Rushgrove House @ Rushgrove Street, Woolwich
43. The Piccadilly Hotel's Tornado @ 12 Sherwood Street, Piccadilly, London
44. Thai Chilli Sauce Terror Cloud @ Thai Cottage, 34 D'arblay Street, Soho, London
45. The Apollo Theatre @ Shaftesbury Avenue
46. Spanish Rooms Fire @ 18 Denmark Place, Tottenham Court Road
47. Grenfell Tower @ Station Walk, North Kensington