Short Documentary film about events around that date throughout the century.
Title reads: "This Day - April 1st". Short Documentary film about events around that date throughout the century.
Apr 1934 - Duke and Duchess of Kent in the Bahamas on their Honeymoon.
Apr 1947 - Arrival of Lord Louis Mountbatten as the last Viceroy of India. He is greeted by Jawaharlal Pandit Nehru, Abdul Azad, Lord Archibald Wavell.
Apr 1927 - 8th Anniversary of Fascism in Italy. Benito Mussolini leads celebrations.
Mar 1949 - Juan Peron and Eva (Evita) Peron - he is President of Argentina for 2nd time.
Apr 1929 - Revolution in Mexico. Mexican men with machine guns. US troops on border
VS of strike demonstrations in America. Mainly Taxi strike in New York.
Apr 1927 - new small taxi for London is shown off. VS of stunts in cars and planes. Shots of 1934 umbrella plane with small round wing.
Apr 1925 - Shots of R33 Airship in hanger and flying. Crew attaching it to mooring mast.
Apr 1931 - Nautilus submarine - with explorer Sir George Wilkins - on polar expedition.
Apr 1936 - Britain begins drilling for her own oil.
Apr 1925 - Porters in Smithfield Meat market start to wear hygienic white smocks.
Apr 1945 - Funeral of David Lloyd George in Wales.
Apr 1944 - Eruption of the volcano Mount Vesuvius. Lava hits the town of San Sebastiano.
Compilation of material from the Pathe Library - Paperwork gives details of sources. Made in 1956.