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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
23rd March 1933 Born today: Geoffrey Leigh, CEO (Allied London Properties)
23rd March 1905 Born today: Ralph Perring, Lord Mayor (London)
23rd March 1889 The free Woolwich ferry service was launched by Sir Joseph Bazalgette.
23rd March 1861 London's 1st tramcars, designed by Mr Train of NY, begins operating
23rd March 1743 George Frideric Handel's oratorio Messiah premieres in London
23rd March 1729 Celebrated satirical painter William Hogarth married Jane Thornhill, daughter of artist Sir James Thornhill.
Music: off the beaten path
If you don't want to visit Abbey Road for the umpteenth time!
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 HCShannon
|1||Radio London: Handels Past||35-36 Marylebone High Street, London|
|2||Pink Floyd house Auctioned||39 Stanhope Gardens, Highgate|
|3||The school for Brats||60 The Crescent|
|4||Sex Pistols Slashing||109 Green Lanes, Stoke Newington, London|
|5||Sid Vicious' Squat||39 New Court, Lutton Terrace, Hampstead|
|6||Tony Visconti once lived Here||Melrose Terrace, Hammersmith|
|7||Bela Bartok stayed here||7 Sydney Place, South Kensington|
|8||Grims Dyke||Old Redding, Harrow Weald, Middlesex|
|9||Live Music with a but More||311 Kilburn High Road|
|10||It was all a bit of a Blur||Whitechapel Road|
|11||Pizza & Jazz... Nice!||10 Dean Street, Soho|
|12||The Hope and Anchor||207 Upper Street, Islington, London|
|13||The London Astoria. RIP||157 Charing Cross Road|
|14||Jazz After Dark||9 Greek Street, Soho, London|
|15||Cooke's Pie and Mash Shop||48 Goldhawk Road|
|16||The Stones rehearsed Here||10/11 Great Newport Street|
|17||The Stones at the Red Lion||265 High Street, Sutton|
|18||Battersea Sabotage||188 Kirtling Street, Battersea|
|19||Mick Jones and London's Burning||Wilmcote House, Warwick Estate|
|20||A Magic School of Rock||Greenford Road, Greenford|
|21||Home to a Proms Man||4 Elsworthy Road, Belsize Park|
|22||The English Elvis arrived here||Praed Street, Paddington|
|23||A Colosseum in Watford||Rickmansworth Road|
|23 locations, 3618 hits|
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