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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
20th October 1968 Comedian Bud Flanagan died in Kingston, London, aged 72.
20th October 1953 Actor Sir John Gielgud was arrested for cruising in a public lavatory.
20th October 1904 Born today: Anna Neagle, London Engld, actress (London Melody, Nurse Edith Cavell)
20th October 1862 Murderer Catherine Wilson hanged at Newgate Gaol, the last woman hanged in public in Britain.
20th October 1822 1st edition of London Sunday Times
20th October 1714 The Coronation of George I in Westminster Abbey.
Infamous murders and ghosts
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 iichiile
|1||Tower Hill||Nr Tower Hill Tube Station|
|2||All Hallows Church||Byward Street, London|
|3||Wapping Old Stairs||Nr Wapping high Street|
|4||Ripper Murder: Catherine Eddowes||Mitre Square, Shoreditch|
|5||Ripper Murder of Annie Chapman||29 Hanbury Street, Whitechapel|
|6||Ripper Murder: Marie Jeanette||13 Miller's Court, Whitechapel|
|7||Ripper Murder of Ms Stride||Dutfield's Yard, off Henriques Street|
|8||Ripper Murder of Mary Ann Nichol||Durward Street, Whitechapel|
|9||Cock Lane Ghost||21 Cock Lane, London|
|10||The Great Fire of London||Pudding Lane|
|11||Newgate Execution Scaffold||Old Bailey, London|
|12||The Demon Barber of Fleet Street||186 Fleet Street, London|
|13||The Screaming Spectre||Farringdon Station|
|14||The Tyburn Tree||Bayswater Road, London|
|15||Dr Crippen's Murder Home||39 Hilldrop Crescent, Holloway, London|
|16||Bleeding Heart Yard||Bleeding Heart Yard, Hatton Garden, London|
|17||Ghost of Actor William Terriss||The Adelphi, The Strand, London|
|18||Charing Cross Trunk Murder||Charing Cross Station, The Strand, London|
|19||Site of Lord Byrons famous duel||100 Pall Mall|
|20||Royal Mint Black Death Cemetery||East Smithfield, London|
|21||Last Suicide Crossroads Burial||Grosvenor Place|
|22||Skull & Bones Graveyard||Redcross Way, Southwark|
|23||Deadman's Place||Thrale Street, Southwark, London|
|24||London's Female Gladiator||159 Great Dover Street, Southwark|
|25||The Black Dog of Newgate||Amen Court, Westminster, London|
|26||The Coventry Street Vampire||Coventry Street, London|
|27||Wanstead Glowing Headstone||City of London Cemetery, Wanstead|
|27 locations, 10014 hits|
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