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TOUR OF THE MONTH

The Great London Ghost Tour
The Great London Ghost Tour

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

20th October 2003 Singer Amy Winehouses's debut album Frank released.

20th October 1968 Comedian Bud Flanagan died in Kingston, London, aged 72.go to related location

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.go to related location

20th October 1822 1st edition of London Sunday Times

20th October 1714 The Coronation of George I in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

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, 4524 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.