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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

25th May 1959 Born today: Cathryn Harrison, London England, actress (Old Woman in Black Moon)

25th May 1905 Born today: Binnie Barnes, London, actress (Adv of Marco Polo, Diamond Jim)

25th May 1878 Gilbert/Sullivans opera HMS Pinafore, premieres in London

Top Pioneer-related places to visit in London.



The celebration of a pioneer, those who yearned for discovery, and those who remain an inspiration.

TOP 10 PIONEER RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

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11. Sam the Cat @ Queen Anne Square
12. Inventor of Holograms lived here @ 79 Queens Gate, Kensington, London
13. St Barnabas Preaching Riots @ St Barnabas Street, Pimlico
14. Weston's Music Hall @ 242-5 High Holborn
15. The Assassination of Mr Thynne @ Pall Mall, London
16. William Tierney Clark lived here @ 7 Hammersmith Terrace, Hammersmith
17. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
18. St Mary's Hospital @ Praed Street, Paddington
19. Blind pioneer Gilbert's house @ 5 Stanhope Place, Hyde Park
20. Colour Mauve invented here @ 290 Cable Street, London
21. The discovery of Penicillin @ St Mary's Hospital
22. Robert Cocking's Fall to Earth @ St Margaret's Church, Lee Terrace, Lewisham
23. St Margarets and Captain Cook @ Abbey Road, Barking
24. 1st Motorcycle Engine made here @ 1a Lansdowne Road, Tottenham
25. Dick Whittington lived here. @ College Street
26. UK's 1st Ten Pin Bowling Alley @ 158 Clapton Common, Stamford Hill
27. Spratt's Dog Food Factory @ Morris Road, Poplar
28. The World's First Ever Cashpoint @ 20 The Town, Enfield
29. Thomas Hodgkin lived here @ 35 Bedford Square, Bloomsbury
30. Home of Guinness Book of Records @ 107 Fleet Street
31. Percy Lambert: Fastest Man @ Brompton Cemetary, Brompton, Kensington
32. Mendelssohn Composed Here @ 168 Denmark Hill, Camberwell
33. First Birth Control Clinic @ 108 Whitfield Street, Bloomsbury
34. Joseph Priestley lived here @ 113 Lower Clapton Road, Hackney
35. London's First Traffic Island @ St James Street, Piccadilly, London
36. Hartley's Fireproof Obelisk @ Putney Heath, London
37. Lloyds Law Courts Pedal Power @ 222 Strand, London
38. Sir Learie lived here @ 101 Lexham Gardens, Earls Court
39. Edward Whymper's House @ 82 Waldegrave Road, Teddington
40. AV Roe's Flying Machine @ 47 West Hill, Wandsworth
41. Parachute Pioneer lived here @ Goldings, Clays Lane, Loughton
42. Howard Carter's Birthplace @ Richmond Mansions, 252 Old Brompton Road
43. Bouncing Bomb inventor's house @ 241 New Cross Road, New Cross
44. Thomas Crapper Flush House @ 12 Thornsett Road, Bromley, London
45. A Spy called The White Rabbit @ Queen Court, Guildford Street, Camden
46. Richard Branson born here @ Stonefield Nursing Home, 904 Sidcup Road, London
47. Explorer Stuart lived here @ 9 Campden Hill Square, London
48. Thomas B Macaulay lived here @ 50 Great Ormond Street, London
49. George Bernard Shaw lived here @ 29 Fitzroy Square
50. The Goring @ Beeston Place, Kensington
51. Freemans Started Here @ 131-143 Clapham Road, Clapham
52. The Aeronaut of Holloway @ Highgate Cemetary East, Swain's Lane
53. Captain James Cook @ 88 Mile End Road, Mile End
54. Joseph-Rene Bellot's Obelisk @ Riverside Walk, Greenwich, London
55. Andrex 2-ply invented here @ Paper Mill Place, St Andrews Road, Walthamstow
56. Fleming Museum & Penicillin @ St Mary's Hospital, Praed Street, London
57. D'Oyly Carte lived here @ 2 Dartmouth Park Road, Kentish Town
58. Gestetner's Former Home @ 124 Highbury New Park, Highbury
59. Stockwell Bus Garage @ Lansdowne Road, Stockwell
60. UK's First Female Doctor @ 20 Upper Berkeley Street, Marylebone
61. The Man who knew everything @ 48 Welbeck Street, Westminster
62. The Harvard Chapel @ North Transept, Southwark Cathedral, London
63. Former St Mary's School @ Comunity Center, Walthamstow Village
64. Wynkyn de Worde, Fleet St Father @ Stationer's Hall, St Brides, London
65. Sopwith Camel maker lived here @ 46 Green Street, Mayfair
66. Leyton-lad teaches Emperor @ 93 Trumpington Road, Leytonstone
67. The Birdman of Winchmore Hill @ 96 Green Dragon Lane, Palmers Green
68. Motoring pioneer lived here @ 16 Stafford Place
69. Livingstone I Presume? @ 1 Savile Row
70. Mr Morse and his special Code @ 141 Cleveland Street, Fitzrovia
71. Microphone Inventor lived Here @ 94 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia
72. Doctor Barnardo @ 58 Solent House, Ben Jonson Road, Stepney
73. Home of the Speaking Clock @ Flowers Close, Brook Road, Dollis Hill
74. Joseph Banks lived here @ 32 Soho Square, London
75. First Lady of Fleet Street @ 7 Chesterfield Gardens, Mayfair
76. A Churchill Residence @ 12 Bolton Street, Piccadilly
77. Mary Macarthur lived here @ 42 Woodstock Road, Golders Green
78. Charles Darwin's Down House @ Luxted Road, Downe, Kent
79. Nelson Mandela statue @ Parliament Square, Westminster
80. London's First Bridge @ River Thames, Vauxhall
81. Tompion and Graham Clockmakers @ 69 Fleet Street, London
82. The King of Scouting Lived here @ 9 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington
83. It's For You-Who @ Burlington House, Piccadilly
84. Artist William Etty lived here @ 14 Villiers Street, Charing Cross
85. Curse of Tutankhamun @ 19 Collingham Gardens, Kensington
86. The Savoy Theatre @ Savoy Street, Westminster
87. Virginia Woolf born here @ 22 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington
88. First Aborigine in Europe @ St John's Churchyard, Eltham
89. Robert Falcon Scott lived here @ 56 Oakley Street, Chelsea, London
90. Cartoonist Phil May lived here @ 20 Holland Park Road
91. Spend a Penny @ Royal Exchange, London
92. Eadweard Muybridge lived here @ 30 High Street, Kingston upon Thames
93. Concorde man born here. @ 499 Hale End Road, Highams Park, London
94. Francis Galton Lived Here @ 42 Rutland Gate, Knightsbridge
95. The Scott Family Lodgings @ 80 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London
96. First Plastic Invented Here @ Berkshire Road, Hackney Wick, London
97. Jigsaws were invented here @ Russell Street, Covent Garden, London
98. Coldplay Ancestor's Summer Time @ The Cedars, Camden Park Road, Chislehurst, Broml
99. A Blue Plaque for a Car Legend @ 14/15 Conduit Street, Mayfair
100. The First Human Cannonball @ The Royal Aquarium, Tothill Street, Westminster
101. The First Great Magician? @ Flat 1 Ornan Court, Ornan Road, Belsize Park
102. Home to an Adventurer @ 56 Oakley Street, Chelsea
103. The Freud's Lived Here @ Freud Museum, 20 Maresfield Gardens
104. Oliver Twist's Literary Home @ 48 Doughty Street, off Gray's Inn Road
105. Time was created here @ 119 High Holborn