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The Beatles take London
The Beatles take London

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

19th January 1989 Norma Varden, actress (Loose in London), dies

19th January 1966 Tippetts cantate Vision of St Augustine, premieres in London

19th January 1940 Comedian and Eastenders actor Mike Reid was born in Hackney, East London.

19th January 1917 The Silvertown explosion kills 73 people in the East End.go to related location

19th January 1907 Born today: Lillian Harvey, London England, actress (Invitation to the Waltz)

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. Pickles World Cup Find @ St Valery, Beulah Hill, Norwood
12. Jimmy White started here @ 2a Lynwood Road, Tooting Bec, London
13. Green Pond Road Stadium @ Green Pond Road, Walthamstow
14. Martin Peters lived here @ 103 Raydons Road, Becontree
15. Wimble-gone: Plough Lane @ Plough Lane, Wimbledon
16. George Best lived here @ 89 Oakley Street, Chelsea, London
17. London's Oldest Swimming Baths @ Forest Hill Swimming Pools, Dartmouth Road, Lond
18. Swimming prodigy Agnes Beckwith @ 74 Kennington Road, Southwark
19. Freemasons Arms: Birth of FA @ 81-82 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London
20. Arsenal's old Invicta Ground @ Hector Street, Plumstead
21. Steve Davis started here @ 71 Kirkham Street, Plumstead, London
22. Cricketer WG Grace lived here @ Fairmount, Mottingham Lane, Mottingham
23. Hurlingham Park @ Hurlingham Road, Fulham, London
24. Rugby Was Born Here @ St Clement Danes Church, Strand
25. Hammersmith Palais @ 242 Shepherds Bush Road, Hammersmith, London
26. Arsenal and The Sutton Arms @ 193 Caledonian Road, Islington
27. Arsenal's Old Ground @ Off Highbury Park Road
28. Danny the Footie Chairman @ Eltham Green Road
29. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy @ Hampstead Ponds
30. BBC Media Village and White City @ Wood Lane, London
31. Selhurst Park @ Whitehorse Lane, Croydon
32. Henry VIII's tennis court @ Hampton Court Gardens, London
33. Henman Hill or Murray Mound? @ Aorangi Terrace, All England Club, Wimbledon
34. Tooting Bec Lido @ Tooting Bec Road
35. Joe Cole's early school years @ Masbro Rd, Marylebone
36. Ruislip Lido: Young Ones! @ Reservoir Road, Ruislip
37. UK's 1st Ten Pin Bowling Alley @ 158 Clapton Common, Stamford Hill
38. Denis Compton lived here @ 20 Alexandra Road, Hendon
39. The 2012 Olympic Stadium @ Marshgate Lane, Stratford, London
40. Sir Learie lived here @ 101 Lexham Gardens, Earls Court
41. Olympics 2012: Handball Arena @ Waterden Road, Olympic Park, Stratford
42. Dorothea Lambert Chambers' house @ 7 North Common Road, Ealing
43. Swimming prodigy Beckwith born @ 16b Walcot Place West, Lambeth
44. WG Grace's Day Job @ 7 Lawrie Park Road, Sydenham, London
45. Millwall's The Den @ Zampa Road, Bermondsey
46. Olympics 2012: Velodrome @ Olympic Village, Stratford
47. Ballet, Footie & Blue Coats @ Old Dover Road, Blackheath
48. A Horse and a Pint @ Knightsbridge Green
49. Fred Perry and The Brentham Club @ 38a Meadvale Road, Ealing
50. Blythe Hill Tavern @ 319 Stanstead Road
51. Battersea Park @ Battersea
52. The Real Cockney Boys @ Boleyn Ground, Green Street, Upton Park
53. Teddy Sheringham lived here @ Malvern Avenue, Highams Park
54. Crews Hill Golf Course @ Cattlegate Road, Crews Hill, Enfield
55. Charlton's The Valley @ Floyd Road, Charlton
56. Cricketer Jack Hobbs lived here @ 17 Englewood Road, Clapham
57. Mr Bodybuilding lived here @ 161 Holland Park Avenue
58. Hendon Hall @ Ashley Lane, Hendon, London
59. The Royal Oak @ 83 Woodman St, London
60. To Dare is To Do @ Bill Nicholson Way, 748 High Road, Tottenham
61. Are you the Dude? @ Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place
62. Fulham's Craven Cottage @ Stevenage Road, Fulham
63. Fancy a Plum? @ Plumstead Common Road
64. Londons Oldest Football Team @ Hayes Lane, Bromley
65. Westminster Boating Base @ 136 Grosvenor Road
66. 1st Channel swimmer lived here @ The Limes, New Road, Bedfont
67. Booby Moore's Childhood Home @ 43 Waverley Gardens, Barking
68. Deerfoot Ran Here @ Wick Road, Hackney Wick
69. Herbert Chapman lived here @ 6 Haslemere Avenue, Hendon, London
70. Superhoops in the Bush @ Loftus Road, South Africa Road, Shepherds Bush
71. Tottenham Hotspurs Formed Here @ Church Road, Tottenham, London
72. Eric Bristow played Darts here @ The Red Lion, 132 Stoke Newington Church Street
73. Olympics 2012: Basketball Arena @ Olympic Park, Stratford
74. World's Oldest Rugby Union Club @ Princess of Wales, 1a Montpelier Row, Blackheath
75. Pinochet's Priory House Arrest @ Winchmore Hill
76. A Delight off Shoreditch @ Arnold Circus
77. Marlow Rowing Club @ Marlow Bridge Lane, Marlow, Buckinghamshire
78. Four Minute Mile in 18th Century @ Hackney Road, Shoreditch
79. Scottish Castle in London @ Green Lanes, Stoke Newington
80. London's Female Gladiator @ 159 Great Dover Street, Southwark
81. Peter May Sports Centre @ 135 Wadham Road, Walthamstow, London
82. The Oval @ Kennington Oval, Kennington
83. Moor Park Golf Club @ Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
84. Now that's a Big Screen @ 1, Kensington Square
85. Hardman Dave Mackay lived here @ 26 Whitehouse Way, Southgate
86. Arsenal's Emirates Stadium @ Arsenal Emirates Stadium, Avenell Road
87. Bobby 'Dazzler' George @ 267 Romford Road, Forest Gate, London
88. Home to the Blues or Pensioners @ Stamford Bridge
89. Simpsons: Home of Chess @ 100 Strand, London
90. A Stadium with a View @ Craven Cottage, Stevanage Road
91. Wanstead Flats @ Wanstead
92. Laurie Cunningham lived here @ 73 Lancaster Road, Islington
93. The Australian @ 29 Milner Street, Chelsea
94. Ashley Cole's The Collection @ 264 Brompton Road, London
95. Spurs Red House @ 748 Tottenham High Road, Tottenham
96. King of Punk @ 14 Soho Street, London
97. Sutcliffe and Holmes Big Stand @ Leyton County Ground, High Road, Leyton
98. Tony Adams lived here @ 6 Foxlands Road, Dagenham
99. Illuminated Ponies @ Rotten Row, Hyde Park
100. Setanta was born here @ 268 Northfield Avenue, Northfields, Ealing, Lond
101. A Park with a View @ Off Highgate High Street
102. Doggett's Coat and Badge @ 1 Blackfriars Bridge, Southwark
103. The German Gymnasium @ Pancras Road, Kings Cross
104. What no Vicar? @ Bishop's Avenue, Hammersmith and Fulham
105. Brockwell Lido @ Brockwell Park, Dulwich Road
106. London's Oasis in the Park @ Serpentine Lido, Hyde Park Corner
107. Time for some jogging @ Speakers' Corner, Hyde Park
108. Royal Artillery Barracks @ 40-48 Artillery Place, Greenwich
109. London: Tornado capital? @ Whitmore Gardens, Kensal Rise
110. The Dark Destoyer schooled here @ Loxford Lane, Ilford