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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th November 1991 Queen singer Freddie Mercury dies in Kensington.

24th November 1952 Agatha Christie's Mousetrap opens in London (still running)

24th November 1628 John Ford's Lover's Melancholy, premieres 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. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
12. Another 'Pie & Mash' gem @ 9 Broadway Market
13. Walnut Tree House @ 500 High Street, Leyton
14. The Devil and the Lady @ Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street
15. The Turkish Baths @ Old Broad Street from Liverpool Street
16. Barmy Balmes House @ Downham Road, Hackney, London
17. Birch's Immortal Shop @ 15 Cornhill, London
18. Ancient Hunting Cry In London @ Soho
19. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
20. A ghostly Bricklayer @ South Black Lion Lane
21. Seven Dials (nee Six) @ Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London
22. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
23. King of the Zulu's @ 18 Melbury Road, London
24. The Phoney Houses @ 23-24 Leinster Terrace, Bayswater
25. Sylvia's Suffragette Shop @ 198 Bow Road, Bow, London
26. Spiral Escalator @ Holloway Road, Islington
27. 1st petrol car was built here @ 1 Connaught Road, Walthamstow, London
28. Secret Tunnels - 100 feet down @ Craig Court, off Trafalgar Square
29. Tyburn Convent @ 8 Hyde Park Place
30. Merrick of Mile End @ Mile End Road
31. The Red Lion @ 23 Crown Passage, Off Pall Mall
32. Berezovsky's Stanley House @ Stanley House, Chelsea, London
33. Linley Sambourne House @ 18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London
34. Bob Hope was born here @ 44 Craigton Road, Eltham
35. Welcome to the Manor @ Eastbury Square, Barking
36. Orphaned Boys make a Stand @ 2 Greencoat Place, Victoria
37. Prospect of Whitby @ 57 Wapping Wall
38. London's Smallest Pub, U Decide? @ 43 Linhope Street
39. The French House @ 49 Dean Street, Soho
40. Loughton's Iron Age Camp @ Loughton Camp, Loughton, Epping Forest
41. The Samuel Gurney Memorial @ Broadway, Stratford, London
42. Wimbledon, Lawn Tennis Club @ Church Road, Wimbledon
43. Facts on Selfridges @ 400 Oxford Street
44. Parliament Hill Park, But Why? @ Parliament Hill
45. The Granville Theatre @ Walham Green, Hammersmith & Fulham
46. The Ealing Club @ 42A The Broadway, Ealing
47. A Garden with a Gruesome Past @ West Smithfield Garden
48. Charterhouse @ Charterhouse Square, Smithfield, London
49. Topham Beauclerk's house @ Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London
50. Harcourt House's Odd Duke @ Harcourt House, Cavendish Square, London
51. Tower Hill @ Nr Tower Hill Tube Station
52. The College of Arms @ Queen Victoria Street, London
53. So What's It Called? @ 250 Havistock Hill
54. John Wilkes' House Riots @ 35 Grosvenor Square
55. The World's First Tube Line @ Off Faringdon Road
56. Ice-cream on the line @ The Strand
57. Top Hat Madness @ Strand
58. The Roman Bath @ 5 Strand Lane, London
59. The Old Bedford @ 123-133 Camden High Street, Camden
60. Green Pond Road Stadium @ Green Pond Road, Walthamstow
61. A Renowned Spring Fair @ Mayfair, London
62. Notre Dame de France @ 5 Leicester Place, Leicester Square
63. Legendary Soho Eaterie In Flames @ Chez Victor, 45 Wardour Street
64. St. Pancras New Church @ Euston Road
65. The London Stone @ Cannon Street, London
66. Oliver Cromwell's resting place @ 72 High Holborn, Holborn
67. Westminster Bridge @ Westminster and South Bank
68. The Painter Of Light @ 21 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden
69. St John's Churchyard @ Nr Wapping Gardens
70. St John's Gate @ Clerkenwell Road
71. Headstone Manor @ Pinner View, Middlesex
72. The Two Puddings @ 27 Broadway, Stratford
73. A House of Laughter @ Glenshaw Mansions, Brixton Road / Mowll Street
74. The Walthamstow Windmill @ Oak Hill Gardens, Walthamstow
75. Gunpowder Plot was foiled here @ Under House of Lords, Westminster
76. Captain Kidd Public House @ Off Wapping Rose Garden
77. Two Bridges in One @ Grosvenor Bridge
78. London's oldest parish church @ West Smithfield, London
79. Dick Whittington lived here. @ College Street
80. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
81. The Wernher Collection @ Ranger's House, Chesterfield Walk, Blackheath
82. Artist Piet Mondrian's House @ 60 Parkhill Road, Hampstead
83. The Butler's Retreat @ 2 Rangers Road, Chingford
84. WWII and Goodge Street @ Tottenham Court Road
85. The Painted Hall @ Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich
86. Fortune Street Park @ Fortune Street, Barbican, London
87. Poet's Corner @ Westminster Abbey
88. Radio London: Handels Past @ 35-36 Marylebone High Street, London
89. A gilded-gold Memorial @ Albert Memorial, Kensington Gardens, Kensington
90. St James Church @ Clerkenwell Close
91. Soho...Fruit and Veg...Porn @ Berwick Street
92. The First Coffee Shop in London @ St Michaels Alley, Cornhill, Bank
93. Black Cap @ 171 Camden High Street, London
94. Architecture Not To Be Missed @ Burlington Lane, Chiswick
95. The Maya's home from home @ 94 Wandsworth Bridge Road
96. Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese @ 145 Fleet St
97. An Architect to the Royals @ 39 Brook Street, Marylebone
98. The Great Fire of London @ Pudding Lane
99. The downfall of Wanstead House @ Wanstead Park, Wanstead
100. Cleopatra's Needle @ Victoria Embankment, near Golden Jubilee Bridges
101. The Volunteer @ 247 Baker Street
102. Rules Restaurant, Londons oldest @ 35 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden
103. Wimbledon Turnstile @ Church Road, Wimbledon
104. A barbers with a secret @ 156 Caledonian Road
105. Kingsway Tunnels - 110 feet down @ Chancery Lane & Kingsway...
106. Queen Vic's Hubby Hall @ Kensington Gore
107. King's Bench Debtors Prison @ Borough, Southwark, London
108. Sutton House @ Sutton House, Hackney, London
109. Not a nice way to go @ London Bridge
110. Grub Street @ Milton Street, London