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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

18th December 1934 The mysterious Lord Lucan was born in London.go to related location

18th December 1909 Born today: Mona Barrie, [Smith], London England, actress (Dawn on Great Divide)

18th December 1778 The father of clowning Joseph Grimaldi was born in Clare Market, 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:

MORE PIONEER SIGHTS:

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