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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

21st May 1977 Punk rockers The Clash play the Rainbow Theatre, causing carnage as fans rip out 200 seats.go to related location

21st May 1973 Comedian Noel Fielding, Mighty Boosh, born in Westminster.

21st May 1966 Heavyweight Cassius Clay KOs Henry Cooper in London

21st May 1950 Born today: Roger Hodgson, London, rocker (Supertramp)

21st May 1920 Born today: Anthony Steel, London, actor (Malta Story, Wooden Horse)

21st May 1471 King Edward IV enters London and claims the throne.

Top Sport-related places to visit in London.



Sporting related places abound in London where many of the World's great sporting institutions were founded. Sporting stadiums, sporting gestures and great sportsmen and women can be found in here:

TOP 10 SPORT RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE SPORT SIGHTS:

11. Cricketer WG Grace lived here @ Fairmount, Mottingham Lane, Mottingham
12. George Best lived here @ 89 Oakley Street, Chelsea, London
13. Hammersmith Palais @ 242 Shepherds Bush Road, Hammersmith, London
14. Osgood and Hutch's Pub @ The Union Inn, Crimp Hill, Windsor
15. Wimble-gone: Plough Lane @ Plough Lane, Wimbledon
16. Pickles World Cup Find @ St Valery, Beulah Hill, Norwood
17. BBC Media Village and White City @ Wood Lane, London
18. The A & R Club @ 142 Charing Cross Road
19. London's Female Gladiator @ 159 Great Dover Street, Southwark
20. Green Pond Road Stadium @ Green Pond Road, Walthamstow
21. Steve Davis started here @ 71 Kirkham Street, Plumstead, London
22. Peter Storey's Pub @ 113 Southgate Road, Islington
23. Londons Oldest Football Team @ Hayes Lane, Bromley
24. Hurlingham Park @ Hurlingham Road, Fulham, London
25. Teddy Sheringham lived here @ Malvern Avenue, Highams Park
26. Eric Bristow played Darts here @ The Red Lion, 132 Stoke Newington Church Street
27. Booby Moore's Childhood Home @ 43 Waverley Gardens, Barking
28. King of Punk @ 14 Soho Street, London
29. Arsenal and The Sutton Arms @ 193 Caledonian Road, Islington
30. Arsenal's old Invicta Ground @ Hector Street, Plumstead
31. Rugby Was Born Here @ St Clement Danes Church, Strand
32. Arsenal's Emirates Stadium @ Arsenal Emirates Stadium, Avenell Road
33. Sir Learie lived here @ 101 Lexham Gardens, Earls Court
34. Setanta was born here @ 268 Northfield Avenue, Northfields, Ealing, Lond
35. Henman Hill or Murray Mound? @ Aorangi Terrace, All England Club, Wimbledon
36. Now that's a Big Screen @ 1, Kensington Square
37. Are you the Dude? @ Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place
38. Moor Park Golf Club @ Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
39. London: Tornado capital? @ Whitmore Gardens, Kensal Rise
40. Sir Alf Ramsey was born here @ Five Elms Road, Becontree, Dagenham
41. Portal: Chelsea celeb eatery @ 88 St John Street, Farringdon
42. Henry VIII's tennis court @ Hampton Court Gardens, London
43. Ted Terry dealt a Red Card @ Unit 4/Retail Park/Fleming Rd, Chafford Hundred
44. Walthamstow Dogs to Close @ Chingford Road, London
45. A Horse and a Pint @ Knightsbridge Green
46. Laurie Cunningham lived here @ 73 Lancaster Road, Islington
47. Fred Perry lived here @ 223 Pitshanger Lane, Ealing
48. London's Oldest Swimming Baths @ Forest Hill Swimming Pools, Dartmouth Road, Lond
49. Selhurst Park @ Whitehorse Lane, Croydon
50. Doggett's Coat and Badge @ 1 Blackfriars Bridge, Southwark
51. Ashley Cole's The Collection @ 264 Brompton Road, London
52. World Cup was stolen from here @ Central Hall, Westminster
53. Tottenham Hotspurs Formed Here @ Church Road, Tottenham, London
54. Denis Compton lived here @ 20 Alexandra Road, Hendon
55. Olympics 2012: Kapoor Sculpture @ Olympic Park, London
56. London's Oasis in the Park @ Serpentine Lido, Hyde Park Corner
57. Westminster Boating Base @ 136 Grosvenor Road
58. Home to the Blues or Pensioners @ Stamford Bridge
59. A Delight off Shoreditch @ Arnold Circus
60. Dorothea Lambert Chambers' house @ 7 North Common Road, Ealing
61. Ruislip Lido: Young Ones! @ Reservoir Road, Ruislip
62. Four Minute Mile in 18th Century @ Hackney Road, Shoreditch
63. Peter May Sports Centre @ 135 Wadham Road, Walthamstow, London
64. Blythe Hill Tavern @ 319 Stanstead Road
65. Fred Perry and The Brentham Club @ 38a Meadvale Road, Ealing
66. Simpsons: Home of Chess @ 100 Strand, London
67. Bloodgate Source @ 268 Lavender Hill, London
68. Olympics 2012: Main Stadium @ Marshgate Lane, Stratford
69. Marlow Rowing Club @ Marlow Bridge Lane, Marlow, Buckinghamshire
70. The Real Cockney Boys @ Boleyn Ground, Green Street, Upton Park
71. Urban Golf, Soho @ 33 Great Pulteney Street
72. Wimbledon, Lawn Tennis Club @ Church Road, Wimbledon
73. World's Oldest Rugby Union Club @ Princess of Wales, 1a Montpelier Row, Blackheath
74. Olympics 2012: Handball Arena @ Waterden Road, Olympic Park, Stratford
75. Olympics 2012: BMX Circuit @ Stratford
76. Illuminated Ponies @ Rotten Row, Hyde Park
77. WG Grace's Day Job @ 7 Lawrie Park Road, Sydenham, London
78. Hardman Dave Mackay lived here @ 26 Whitehouse Way, Southgate
79. Olympics 2012: Eton Manor @ Quarter Mile Lane, Olympic Village, Stratford
80. Marshall Street Baths @ Marshall Street, Westminster
81. Olympics 2012: Aquatics Centre @ Carpenter's Road, Stratford
82. Charlton's The Valley @ Floyd Road, Charlton
83. The German Gymnasium @ Pancras Road, Kings Cross
84. To Dare is To Do @ Bill Nicholson Way, 748 High Road, Tottenham
85. 1st Channel swimmer lived here @ The Limes, New Road, Bedfont
86. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy @ Hampstead Ponds
87. Arsenal's Old Ground @ Off Highbury Park Road
88. Dorset Square: Home of Cricket? @ Dorset Square, Marylebone
89. Royal Artillery Barracks @ 40-48 Artillery Place, Greenwich
90. The Freemason's Arms @ 32 Downshire Hill, Hampstead, London
91. Tooting Bec Lido @ Tooting Bec Road
92. A Park with a View @ Off Highgate High Street
93. Time for some jogging @ Speakers' Corner, Hyde Park
94. Brockwell Lido @ Brockwell Park, Dulwich Road
95. The Champion @ 11-12 Wells Street, Oxford Street
96. Cricketer Jack Hobbs lived here @ 17 Englewood Road, Clapham
97. Spurs Red House @ 748 Tottenham High Road, Tottenham
98. Olympics 2012: Basketball Arena @ Olympic Park, Stratford
99. The Home of Cricket @ Lord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood
100. A Stadium with a View @ Craven Cottage, Stevanage Road
101. The Dog and Fox @ 24 High Street, Wimbledon, London
102. Bobby 'Dazzler' George @ 267 Romford Road, Forest Gate, London
103. Herbert Chapman lived here @ 6 Haslemere Avenue, Hendon, London
104. A mad day playing Rugby @ The Athletic Ground, Kew Foot Road
105. UK's 1st Ten Pin Bowling Alley @ 158 Clapton Common, Stamford Hill
106. Cricket in Covent Garden @ 21 Cranbourn Street, Covent Garden, London
107. The Dark Destoyer schooled here @ Loxford Lane, Ilford
108. The Butcher's Hook @ 477 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London
109. Mr Bodybuilding lived here @ 161 Holland Park Avenue
110. Crews Hill Golf Course @ Cattlegate Road, Crews Hill, Enfield