Short Documentary film about events around that date throughout the century.
Title reads: "This Day - April 15th". Short Documentary film about events around that date throughout the century.
Apr 1922 - First attempt on Mount Everest under leadership of General Charles Bruce.
Apr 1921 - Strange mix of helicopter and airship demonstrated.
Apr 1935 - Tests of autogyro seaplane at Rochester.
Apr 1927 - Air race at Bournemouth horse racing course. Low flying shots.
Apr 1931 - Germans test out sending mail by rocket. The Inventor was called Zucker.
Apr 1925 - A post box is attached to the front of a Liverpool tram.
Apr 1936 - Shots of Crystal Palace and grounds - then shots of the famous fire. The tower is demolished in 1941.
Apr 1931 - Aftermath of large earthquake in Nicaragua. Managua is in ruins.
Apr 1930 - Rebuilding of Ypres Cathedral.
Apr 1938 - Germans vote on liner ship 'Wilhelm Gustloff' for the annexation of Austria.
Apr 1939 - Italian troops invade Albania. Lots of tanks and troops. Count Ciano is there.
Apr 1939 - French ocean liner ship 'SS Paris' is set on fire in the port of Le Havre.
Apr 1942 - French ocean liner ship 'SS Normandie' on fire in the port of New York.
Apr 1944 - First attempt at bombing of the Tirpitz. Bombers take off from aircraft carriers to attack the German warship.
Apr 1945 - Memorial service at St. Paul's Cathedral for the death of President Franklin Roosevelt. King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) lead the mourners. Winston Churchill is there. VS of President Roosevelt - inc at Teheran with Stalin, and speaking.
Compilation of material from the Pathe Library - Paperwork gives details of sources. Made in 1956.