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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th August 1967 The Beatles met Maharishi Mahesh Yogi at The Park Lane Hilton.
24th August 1961 Born today: Mark Bedders Bedfored, London, rock bassist (Madness)
24th August 1961 Mad Men actor Jared Harris was born in London.
24th August 1957 Comedian Stephen Fry born in Hampstead, London.
24th August 1954 William Heatherton's Reluctant Debutante, premieres in London
24th August 1940 Luftwaffe bombs London
24th August 1591 Bachelor Poet Robert Herrick was born in Cheapside, London.
The London Riots Tour
A tour of the notorious places that have seen anarchy, riots and looting in London over the years.
NOTE: Please note this is a virtual tour, a Do-It-Yourself tour you can print off and take with you when you visit London.
Submitted by adrians
|1||John Wilkes' House Riots||35 Grosvenor Square|
|2||Notting Hill Race Riots||Latimer Road, London|
|3||St Barnabas Preaching Riots||St Barnabas Street, Pimlico|
|4||The Battle of Cable Street||Cable Street, London|
|5||The Battle of Waterloo 2||81 Waterloo Road, Waterloo|
|6||The Start of the 2011 Riots||Ferry Lane, Tottenham|
|7||Broadwater Farm||Willan Road, Tottenham|
|8||The Shop the Looters Ignored||70-72 St John's Road, Clapham|
|9||House of Reeves||120 Church Street, Croydon|
|9 locations, 5221 hits|
Download a PDF version of this tour here. This can then be emailed or printed and allows for your personal notes to be added prior or while on tour.