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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
23rd July 1989 Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe was born in West London.
23rd July 1986 The Prince Andrew, Duke of York, second son of Queen Elizabeth II , was married to Sarah Ferguson in Westminster Abbey.
23rd July 1975 Alan Ayckbourn's Absent Friends, premieres in London
23rd July 1966 England beat Argentina 1-0 at Wembley Stadium to reach the World Cup Semi-Finals.
23rd July 1947 Born today: David Essex, London, rock vocalist/actor (That'll be the Day)
23rd July 1946 Born today: Andy MacKay, London, rock sax/oboe (Roxy Music-Dance Away)
23rd July 1940 Blitz all-night air raid by German bombers on London begins
23rd July 1900 Pan-African Congress meets in London
23rd July 1863 Alexandra Park opens in North London
Top Motoring-related places to visit in London.
Cars are slowly going the way of the horse and carriage, here are some of the best motoring and automobile stories and tales from Greater London.
TOP 10 MOTORING RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:
MORE MOTORING SIGHTS:
11. 1909 Tottenham Outrage Robbery @ Tottenham High Road, London
12. Waterloo Bridge @ A301, Waterloo Bridge
13. Birthplace of Charles Rolls @ 35 Hill Street, Mayfair, London
14. The Last Lollipop Lady @ Queen Victoria Street, St Pauls
15. Motoring pioneer lived here @ 16 Stafford Place
16. 1st Motorcycle Engine made here @ 1a Lansdowne Road, Tottenham
17. 1st petrol car was built here @ 1 Connaught Road, Walthamstow, London
18. George Michael Car Arrest @ Cricklewood Lane, Cricklewood, London
19. Welbeck Street Car Park @ 74-77 Welbeck Street, London
20. The First Fatal Road Accident @ Grove Hill, Harrow
21. London Motor Museum @ 3 Nestles Avenue, Hayes, Middlesex
22. A Blue Plaque for a Car Legend @ 14/15 Conduit Street, Mayfair
23. The Audi Centre @ 931 Great West Road, Brentford, London
24. Silicon Roundabout @ Old Street
25. World's 1st Drink Driving Arrest @ 165 Bond Street