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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

15th August 1994 Shepherd Mead, London England, dies of stroke at 80

15th August 1992 Martha Blackburn, Canada newspaper publisher (London Free Press), dies

15th August 1973 David Storey's Cromwell, premieres in London

15th August 1968 Pirate Radio Free London, begins transmitting

15th August 1928 Born today: Nicolas Roeg, London England, cinematographer/director (Aria, Eureka)

15th August 1875 Composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor 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. Colour Mauve invented here @ 290 Cable Street, London
12. Freemans Started Here @ 131-143 Clapham Road, Clapham
13. Eadweard Muybridge lived here @ 30 High Street, Kingston upon Thames
14. Dick Whittington lived here. @ College Street
15. London's First Traffic Island @ St James Street, Piccadilly, London
16. Inventor of Holograms lived here @ 79 Queens Gate, Kensington, London
17. Thomas B Macaulay lived here @ 50 Great Ormond Street, London
18. The World's First Ever Cashpoint @ 20 The Town, Enfield
19. UK's 1st Ten Pin Bowling Alley @ 158 Clapton Common, Stamford Hill
20. Richard Branson born here @ Stonefield Nursing Home, 904 Sidcup Road, London
21. Clement Attlee's House @ 17 Monkham's Avenue, Woodford Green
22. Mendelssohn Composed Here @ 168 Denmark Hill, Camberwell
23. Home of Guinness Book of Records @ 107 Fleet Street
24. St Barnabas Preaching Riots @ St Barnabas Street, Pimlico
25. It's For You-Who @ Burlington House, Piccadilly
26. Thomas Hodgkin lived here @ 35 Bedford Square, Bloomsbury
27. Jigsaws were invented here @ Russell Street, Covent Garden, London
28. The Man who knew everything @ 48 Welbeck Street, Westminster
29. Spratt's Dog Food Factory @ Morris Road, Poplar
30. The First Human Cannonball @ The Royal Aquarium, Tothill Street, Westminster
31. The Assassination of Mr Thynne @ Pall Mall, London
32. Stuntman Blondins Niagara Villa @ Northfield Avenue, Northfields, London
33. Curse of Tutankhamun @ 19 Collingham Gardens, Kensington
34. Londons 1st Fish and Chip shop @ 78/80 Cleveland Way, Bethnal Green
35. Andrex 2-ply invented here @ Paper Mill Place, St Andrews Road, Walthamstow
36. Virginia Woolf born here @ 22 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington
37. First Plastic Invented Here @ Berkshire Road, Hackney Wick, London
38. Nelson Mandela statue @ Parliament Square, Westminster
39. Robert Falcon Scott lived here @ 56 Oakley Street, Chelsea, London
40. Hartley's Fireproof Obelisk @ Putney Heath, London
41. The Savoy Theatre @ Savoy Street, Westminster
42. The King of Scouting Lived here @ 9 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington
43. Charles Darwin's Down House @ Luxted Road, Downe, Kent
44. Sam the Cat @ Queen Anne Square
45. Robert Cocking's Fall to Earth @ St Margaret's Church, Lee Terrace, Lewisham
46. First Birth Control Clinic @ 108 Whitfield Street, Bloomsbury
47. Captain James Cook @ 88 Mile End Road, Mile End
48. Mr Morse and his special Code @ 141 Cleveland Street, Fitzrovia
49. Explorer Stuart lived here @ 9 Campden Hill Square, London
50. The Freud's Lived Here @ Freud Museum, 20 Maresfield Gardens
51. Lloyds Law Courts Pedal Power @ 222 Strand, London
52. Weston's Music Hall @ 242-5 High Holborn
53. D'Oyly Carte lived here @ 2 Dartmouth Park Road, Kentish Town
54. Former St Mary's School @ Comunity Center, Walthamstow Village
55. Howard Carter's Birthplace @ Richmond Mansions, 252 Old Brompton Road
56. Home of the Speaking Clock @ Flowers Close, Brook Road, Dollis Hill
57. Mary Macarthur lived here @ 42 Woodstock Road, Golders Green
58. A Spy called The White Rabbit @ Queen Court, Guildford Street, Camden
59. Joseph Banks lived here @ 32 Soho Square, London
60. A Churchill Residence @ 12 Bolton Street, Piccadilly
61. Spend a Penny @ Royal Exchange, London
62. Livingstone I Presume? @ 1 Savile Row
63. Percy Lambert: Fastest Man @ Brompton Cemetary, Brompton, Kensington
64. St Mary's Hospital @ Praed Street, Paddington
65. Sir Learie lived here @ 101 Lexham Gardens, Earls Court
66. Fleming Museum & Penicillin @ St Mary's Hospital, Praed Street, London
67. Motoring pioneer lived here @ 16 Stafford Place
68. AV Roe's Flying Machine @ 47 West Hill, Wandsworth
69. William Tierney Clark lived here @ 7 Hammersmith Terrace, Hammersmith
70. The Goring @ Beeston Place, Kensington
71. Stockwell Bus Garage @ Lansdowne Road, Stockwell
72. The First Great Magician? @ Flat 1 Ornan Court, Ornan Road, Belsize Park
73. The Aeronaut of Holloway @ Highgate Cemetary East, Swain's Lane
74. UK's First Female Doctor @ 20 Upper Berkeley Street, Marylebone
75. The Harvard Chapel @ North Transept, Southwark Cathedral, London
76. Joseph-Rene Bellot's Obelisk @ Riverside Walk, Greenwich, London
77. Oliver Twist's Literary Home @ 48 Doughty Street, off Gray's Inn Road
78. Time was created here @ 119 High Holborn
79. George Bernard Shaw lived here @ 29 Fitzroy Square
80. Francis Galton Lived Here @ 42 Rutland Gate, Knightsbridge
81. Edward Whymper's House @ 82 Waldegrave Road, Teddington
82. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
83. The Birdman of Winchmore Hill @ 96 Green Dragon Lane, Palmers Green
84. Doctor Barnardo @ 58 Solent House, Ben Jonson Road, Stepney
85. First Aborigine in Europe @ St John's Churchyard, Eltham
86. The Scott Family Lodgings @ 80 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London
87. Microphone Inventor lived Here @ 94 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia
88. A Blue Plaque for a Car Legend @ 14/15 Conduit Street, Mayfair
89. Coldplay Ancestor's Summer Time @ The Cedars, Camden Park Road, Chislehurst, Broml
90. Home to an Adventurer @ 56 Oakley Street, Chelsea
91. Thomas Crapper Flush House @ 12 Thornsett Road, Bromley, London
92. Tompion and Graham Clockmakers @ 69 Fleet Street, London
93. Gestetner's Former Home @ 124 Highbury New Park, Highbury
94. Bouncing Bomb inventor's house @ 241 New Cross Road, New Cross
95. Artist William Etty lived here @ 14 Villiers Street, Charing Cross
96. Parachute Pioneer lived here @ Goldings, Clays Lane, Loughton
97. Wynkyn de Worde, Fleet St Father @ Stationer's Hall, St Brides, London
98. Cartoonist Phil May lived here @ 20 Holland Park Road
99. 1st Motorcycle Engine made here @ 1a Lansdowne Road, Tottenham
100. First Lady of Fleet Street @ 7 Chesterfield Gardens, Mayfair
101. Joseph Priestley lived here @ 113 Lower Clapton Road, Hackney
102. Blind pioneer Gilbert's house @ 5 Stanhope Place, Hyde Park
103. Sopwith Camel maker lived here @ 46 Green Street, Mayfair
104. Concorde man born here. @ 499 Hale End Road, Highams Park, London
105. Leyton-lad teaches Emperor @ 93 Trumpington Road, Leytonstone