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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th September 1930 Noel Coward's Private Lives, premieres in London

24th September 1924 Born today: Sheila MacRae, London England, actress (Jackie Gleason Show)

24th September 1918 Born today: Richard Hoggart, author/warden (Goldsmith's College London)

24th September 1917 Born today: William Putnam Bundy, London, editor (Lvaggerier and Vagaries)

24th September 1853 Northern Daily Times, 1st provincial daily newspaper, starts in London

24th September 1717 Horace Walpole, art historian and gothic author was born in London.go to related location

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