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Original Newspaper Gift from 1934

Recipients love to read what was happening in the world on a date that has a special meaning to them, such as a birthday or anniversary, as it creates a fascinating connection with their past. The Newspaper Gift offers a wonderful trip down memory lane and the personal nature of this present will show that you have put a lot of thought into your gift.

Your newspaper present can be further personalised by adding the recipient’s name and your own greeting on a Certificate of Authenticity, which acts as a guarantee that your newspaper is a genuine original newspaper.

News Headlines from 1934

To whet your appetite for what could be covered in your newspaper gift, here are a selection of the key events that newspapers were reporting on in the year 1934:

Date Event
1st January 1934Alcatraz, a small island located in the middle of San Francisco bay in California, becomes a prison.
20th January 1934Fuji Photo Film Company Ltd, the pioneer of Fujifilm, is established.
1st April 1934Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow kill two young highway patrolmen near Grapevine in Texas. “Bonnie and Clyde” become famous in the media and various films will be made about the pair of criminals.
19th April 1934Surgeon R.K. Wilson allegedly photographs the “Loch Ness Monster.”
3rd May 1934Birth of Henry Cooper, British boxer.
23rd May 1934A team of police officers, led by Texas Ranger Cordell Walker, mbush bank robbers Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow near their hide-out in Black Lake, Louisiana, killing them both. It is alleged that the criminals are shot over fifty times in total; their request to be buried side-by-side is ignored by the authorities.
10th June 1934Italy beats Czechoslovakia 2-1 after extra time to win the 1934 football World Cup.
2nd August 1934Adolf Hitler becomes Führer of Germany, becoming head of state as well as Chancellor.
22nd September 1934A gas explosion at Gresford Colliery in Wrexham kills 266 coal miners and rescuers, in one of the worst tragedies in Welsh mining history.
29th September 1934Stanley Matthews makes his England football debut, beginning a record twenty-three year international career.
21st November 1934The Melbourne Cricket Club makes the controversial decision to alter the lbw rule so that a batsman can be given lbw to a ball pitching outside off stump. The change is later blamed for many problems developing in the game during the 1950s, such as negative bowling outside leg stump to a field of short-leg fieldsmen.
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A Newspaper From 1934

Shown as an example of papers printed at this time (click to enlarge).