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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

22nd May 1970 Born today: Naomi Campbell, London England, model/actress (Cool as Ice, Unzipped)

22nd May 1963 A C Milan wins 8th Europe Cup 1 at London

22nd May 1950 Richard Strauss' 4 Last Songs (4 letzte Lieder) in London

Top Historical-related places to visit in London.



Some of the great stories and places from historic London.

TOP 10 HISTORICAL RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE HISTORICAL SIGHTS:

11. Charlton House: Lusty Ghost @ Charlton Road, Charlton, London
12. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
13. Wapping Old Stairs @ Nr Wapping high Street
14. Harcourt House's Odd Duke @ Harcourt House, Cavendish Square, London
15. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
16. Site of Lord Byrons famous duel @ 100 Pall Mall
17. Syon House & Gosford Park @ Syon Park, Brentford, Middlesex
18. Another 'Pie & Mash' gem @ 9 Broadway Market
19. John Wilkes' House Riots @ 35 Grosvenor Square
20. Rules Restaurant, Londons oldest @ 35 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden
21. King of the Zulu's @ 18 Melbury Road, London
22. Secret Tunnels - 100 feet down @ Craig Court, off Trafalgar Square
23. A Very Long Speech @ House of Commons
24. Loughton's Iron Age Camp @ Loughton Camp, Loughton, Epping Forest
25. The First Coffee Shop in London @ St Michaels Alley, Cornhill, Bank
26. Charterhouse @ Charterhouse Square, Smithfield, London
27. A barbers with a secret @ 156 Caledonian Road
28. Merrick of Mile End @ Mile End Road
29. Green Pond Road Stadium @ Green Pond Road, Walthamstow
30. Gunpowder Plot was foiled here @ Under House of Lords, Westminster
31. How To Measure A Cockney? @ St Mary-Le-Bow, Cheapside
32. Soho...Fruit and Veg...Porn @ Berwick Street
33. Cittie Of Yorke @ 22 High Holborn
34. G Nissel & Co - Contact Lenses @ Mornington Terrace, Camden
35. A Political Inspiration @ 4 St James's Square
36. The Phoney Houses @ 23-24 Leinster Terrace, Bayswater
37. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
38. The College of Arms @ Queen Victoria Street, London
39. Dick Whittington lived here. @ College Street
40. The Water Rats @ 328 Grays Inn Road, London
41. Facts on Selfridges @ 400 Oxford Street
42. Tyburn Convent @ 8 Hyde Park Place
43. A very Special Building @ 233 High Holborn
44. The Roman Bath @ 5 Strand Lane, London
45. London's Oldest Terraced Houses @ 52-55 Newington Green
46. The Turkish Baths @ Old Broad Street from Liverpool Street
47. The Pool Of London @ London Bridge to Tower Bridge
48. The Lady Well Spring @ 148 Ladywell Road, Ladywell, Lewisham
49. The Old Bedford @ 123-133 Camden High Street, Camden
50. St James Church @ Clerkenwell Close
51. The Walthamstow Windmill @ Oak Hill Gardens, Walthamstow
52. Tower Hill @ Nr Tower Hill Tube Station
53. Once there were Herrings @ 137 Cannon Street
54. The Albert @ 52 Victoria Street
55. Bob Hope was born here @ 44 Craigton Road, Eltham
56. History of St Sepulchre Church @ Church of St Sepulchre, London
57. Non-Roman Bath @ 5 Strand Lane, London
58. Rugby Was Born Here @ St Clement Danes Church, Strand
59. Fortune Street Park @ Fortune Street, Barbican, London
60. Parliament Hill Park, But Why? @ Parliament Hill
61. The French House @ 49 Dean Street, Soho
62. Wapping Station @ Nr Wapping Rose Garden
63. Earls Court Big Wheel @ Earl's Court, London
64. Wanstead Park's Grotto @ Ornamental Waters, Wanstead Park
65. Poet's Corner @ Westminster Abbey
66. St John's Gate @ Clerkenwell Road
67. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
68. Batman.....at St Pancras @ King's Cross/St. Pancras Station
69. Captain Kidd Public House @ Off Wapping Rose Garden
70. The Granville Theatre @ Walham Green, Hammersmith & Fulham
71. Old Operating Theatre @ 9a St Thomas Street
72. Seven Dials (nee Six) @ Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London
73. Friday Hill House @ 7 Simmons Lane, Chingford
74. A Spy called The White Rabbit @ Queen Court, Guildford Street, Camden
75. The Red Lion @ 23 Crown Passage, Off Pall Mall
76. A more level-headed Nephew @ 26 Priory Gardens, Highgate
77. Grub Street @ Milton Street, London
78. The Painted Hall @ Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich
79. St James Leprosy @ St James' Palace
80. The Samuel Gurney Memorial @ Broadway, Stratford, London
81. A well-built Lion @ 1 Waverton Street
82. The 'Portable' Crosby Hall @ Crosby Hall, Cheyne Walk, Chelsea
83. The Butler's Retreat @ 2 Rangers Road, Chingford
84. The John Snow @ 39 Broadwick Street
85. Big Ben.... @ Westminster
86. The Monument.... is leaning! @ Near King William Street
87. The Green Man @ Putney Heath
88. Headstone Manor @ Pinner View, Middlesex
89. All about Film in London @ County Hall, Riverside Building
90. Dr John Snow's Pump @ Broadwick Street, Soho, London
91. Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge @ 6 Rangers Road, Chingford, London
92. Ardizzone's home of Inspiration @ 130 Elgin Avenue, Westminster
93. Bagnigge House @ 61-63 Kings Cross Road
94. The Spaniard's Inn @ Spaniards Road, Hampstead
95. Legendary Soho Eaterie In Flames @ Chez Victor, 45 Wardour Street
96. St John's Churchyard @ Nr Wapping Gardens
97. A gilded-gold Memorial @ Albert Memorial, Kensington Gardens, Kensington
98. London's oldest parish church @ West Smithfield, London
99. Prospect of Whitby @ 57 Wapping Wall
100. The Wernher Collection @ Ranger's House, Chesterfield Walk, Blackheath
101. Artist Piet Mondrian's House @ 60 Parkhill Road, Hampstead
102. A Horse and a Pint @ Knightsbridge Green
103. 1st petrol car was built here @ 1 Connaught Road, Walthamstow, London
104. Cleopatra's Needle @ Victoria Embankment, near Golden Jubilee Bridges
105. Sir Hugh Myddelton's Statue @ Threadneedle Street
106. Punch and Judy Birthplace @ St Pauls Portico, Westminster
107. The Regent Street Cinema @ 309 Regent Street
108. The Volunteer @ 247 Baker Street
109. Thames Ironworks @ Bow Creek, Canning Town
110. Notre Dame de France @ 5 Leicester Place, Leicester Square