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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

21st August 1964 Private Eye magazine is the first publication to name the Kray's as gangsters.go to related location

21st August 1933 Film critic Barry Norman was born in London.

21st August 1913 Actress Diana Churchill was born in Wembley, London.

21st August 1908 Eminent 1940s actor David Farrar was born in Forest Gate.go to related location

21st August 1765 King William IV (William Henry) was born in Buckingham Palace.go to related location

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. Wapping Old Stairs @ Nr Wapping high Street
12. Secret Tunnels - 100 feet down @ Craig Court, off Trafalgar Square
13. Friday Hill House @ 7 Simmons Lane, Chingford
14. Dr John Snow's Pump @ Broadwick Street, Soho, London
15. King of the Zulu's @ 18 Melbury Road, London
16. Facts on Selfridges @ 400 Oxford Street
17. Walnut Tree House @ 500 High Street, Leyton
18. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
19. Once there were Herrings @ 137 Cannon Street
20. Charlton House: Lusty Ghost @ Charlton Road, Charlton, London
21. Tyburn Convent @ 8 Hyde Park Place
22. Charterhouse @ Charterhouse Square, Smithfield, London
23. A barbers with a secret @ 156 Caledonian Road
24. The First Coffee Shop in London @ St Michaels Alley, Cornhill, Bank
25. The Samuel Gurney Memorial @ Broadway, Stratford, London
26. The Two Puddings @ 27 Broadway, Stratford
27. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
28. Berezovsky's Stanley House @ Stanley House, Chelsea, London
29. Top Hat Madness @ Strand
30. Seven Dials (nee Six) @ Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London
31. Site of Lord Byrons famous duel @ 100 Pall Mall
32. The Old Bedford @ 123-133 Camden High Street, Camden
33. Harcourt House's Odd Duke @ Harcourt House, Cavendish Square, London
34. Russians, Stags and Knights @ 1 Westbourne Road
35. Bob Hope was born here @ 44 Craigton Road, Eltham
36. Another 'Pie & Mash' gem @ 9 Broadway Market
37. The Hand and Shears @ 1 Middle Street
38. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
39. The Widest Pavement in London @ Whitechapel High Street, E1
40. London's Most Female Street @ Sloane Street, Knightsbridge, London
41. G Nissel & Co - Contact Lenses @ Mornington Terrace, Camden
42. The Spaniard's Inn @ Spaniards Road, Hampstead
43. St James Palace @ St James Palace
44. Whitechapel Bell Foundry @ 34 Whitechapel Road, London
45. Birch's Immortal Shop @ 15 Cornhill, London
46. London's Most Male Street @ Panton Street, Haymarket
47. Green Pond Road Stadium @ Green Pond Road, Walthamstow
48. How To Measure A Cockney? @ St Mary-Le-Bow, Cheapside
49. Westminster Bridge @ Westminster and South Bank
50. Food, Drink and Exercise @ 217 Uxbridge Road
51. Headstone Manor @ Pinner View, Middlesex
52. The Turkish Baths @ Old Broad Street from Liverpool Street
53. Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese @ 145 Fleet St
54. Legendary Soho Eaterie In Flames @ Chez Victor, 45 Wardour Street
55. The Walthamstow Windmill @ Oak Hill Gardens, Walthamstow
56. Jack Straw's Castle @ North End Way , London
57. Big Ben.... @ Westminster
58. Ardizzone's home of Inspiration @ 130 Elgin Avenue, Westminster
59. The Monument.... is leaning! @ Near King William Street
60. The College of Arms @ Queen Victoria Street, London
61. London's oldest parish church @ West Smithfield, London
62. History of St Sepulchre Church @ Church of St Sepulchre, London
63. Tower Hill @ Nr Tower Hill Tube Station
64. St John's Churchyard @ Nr Wapping Gardens
65. Artist Piet Mondrian's House @ 60 Parkhill Road, Hampstead
66. John Wilkes' House Riots @ 35 Grosvenor Square
67. Grub Street @ Milton Street, London
68. Soho...Fruit and Veg...Porn @ Berwick Street
69. A Famous Artistic Church @ Battersea Church Road, Battersea
70. George Inn @ Borough High Street, Southwark
71. Thames Ironworks @ Bow Creek, Canning Town
72. A gunshot in the night @ Buckingham Palace
73. Kingsway Tunnels - 110 feet down @ Chancery Lane & Kingsway...
74. Earls Court Big Wheel @ Earl's Court, London
75. Merrick of Mile End @ Mile End Road
76. Barmy Balmes House @ Downham Road, Hackney, London
77. The Painted Hall @ Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich
78. A Right Royal Guest List @ Westminster Abbey
79. The Roman Bath @ 5 Strand Lane, London
80. Rowton's Arlington House @ 1 Early Mews, Camden Town
81. All about Film in London @ County Hall, Riverside Building
82. Ancient Hunting Cry In London @ Soho
83. Punch Tavern @ 95 Fleet Street
84. The Phoney Houses @ 23-24 Leinster Terrace, Bayswater
85. St. Pancras New Church @ Euston Road
86. Prospect of Whitby @ 57 Wapping Wall
87. Bromley Hall @ 43 Gillender Street, London
88. Fortune Street Park @ Fortune Street, Barbican, London
89. Captain Kidd Public House @ Off Wapping Rose Garden
90. A ghostly Bricklayer @ South Black Lion Lane
91. Southwark Cathedral @ London Bridge
92. The Pool Of London @ London Bridge to Tower Bridge
93. Rules Restaurant, Londons oldest @ 35 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden
94. A Pub on the Wagon @ 66 Bayswater Road
95. Oliver Cromwell's resting place @ 72 High Holborn, Holborn
96. Lucan, Cubitt and some Plumbers @ 14 Lower Belgrave Street
97. Three Floors full of Pub Style @ 153 Knightsbridge
98. Architecture Not To Be Missed @ Burlington Lane, Chiswick
99. Dick Whittington lived here. @ College Street
100. Milroy's of Soho @ 3 Greek Street, Westminster
101. A very Special Building @ 233 High Holborn
102. Seven Stars @ 53-54 Carey St, City of London
103. The Wernher Collection @ Ranger's House, Chesterfield Walk, Blackheath
104. Hatton Garden....Eyes Wide Shut @ Hatton Garden, London
105. The Grenadier and it's Ghosts @ 18 Wilton Row, Chelsea
106. Wanstead Park's Grotto @ Ornamental Waters, Wanstead Park
107. The Butler's Retreat @ 2 Rangers Road, Chingford
108. The Painter Of Light @ 21 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden
109. The Maya's home from home @ 94 Wandsworth Bridge Road
110. The Actors' Church @ Bedford Street, Covent Garden