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The Beatles take London
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

18th January 1985 Irish Steptoe actor Wilfrid Brambell died of cancer in Westminster, London aged 72.go to related location

18th January 1973 Born today: Crispian Mills, London, vocalist/guitarist (Kula Shaker)

18th January 1950 Christopher Fry's Venus Observed, premieres in London

18th January 1884 General Charles Gordon departs London for Khartoum

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