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Carry On in London Tour
Carry On in London Tour

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

14th December 2013 Actor Peter O'Toole died in St John's Wood, North London.go to related location

14th December 1990 Louis Jordan's revue Five Guys Named Moe, premieres in London

14th December 1946 Born today: Jane Birkin, London England, actress (Mrs Don Juan, Dark Places, Dust)

14th December 1901 1st table tennis tournament is held (London Royal Aquarium)

The London Inventions Tour


Loads of stuff was invented in London first, as one of the world's biggest cities it became a hotbed of creative talent...

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 ShadyOldLady





 
# Image Location Address Notes
1The discovery of PenicillinThe discovery of PenicillinSt Mary's Hospital
2Jonas Hanway's Handy GadgetJonas Hanway's Handy GadgetHanway House, Red Lion Square
3Colour Mauve invented hereColour Mauve invented here290 Cable Street, London
4First Plastic Invented HereFirst Plastic Invented HereBerkshire Road, Hackney Wick, London
5Jigsaws were invented hereJigsaws were invented hereRussell Street, Covent Garden, London
6Pimm's invented herePimm's invented here3 Poultry, City, London
7The World's First Ever CashpointThe World's First Ever Cashpoint20 The Town, Enfield
7 locations, 4039 hits


download The London Inventions Tour as a PDF documentDownload 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.