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17th February 2010 Abbey Road Studio's put up for sale by EMI due to increasing debts.

17th February 1938 1st public experimental demonstration of Baird color TV (London)

17th February 1896 London Country Councils' Muzzling Order becomes effective

17th February 1883 A Ashwell patents free-toilet in London

17th February 1740 The end of the great frost, freezing of the Thames and a terrible Winter

Great London Explorers Tour

Some of the greatest explorers hailed from London. Let's see some of the places that inspired them.

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

# Image Location Address Notes
1Captain James CookCaptain James Cook88 Mile End Road, Mile End
2Ernest Shackleton lived hereErnest Shackleton lived hereAberdeen House, 12 Westwood Hill, Sydenham, Lond
3Explorer Stuart lived hereExplorer Stuart lived here9 Campden Hill Square, London
4Joseph-Rene Bellot's ObeliskJoseph-Rene Bellot's ObeliskRiverside Walk, Greenwich, London
5Livingstone I Presume?Livingstone I Presume?1 Savile Row
6Robert Falcon Scott lived hereRobert Falcon Scott lived here56 Oakley Street, Chelsea, London
7Sir Richard Burtons Bedouin TombSir Richard Burtons Bedouin TombSt Mary Magdalen's RC Church, 61 Worple Way, Mor
8St Margarets and Captain CookSt Margarets and Captain CookAbbey Road, Barking
8 locations, 3218 hits

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