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Headlines From 1937 Events UK

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. A 1937 Newspaper offers the ultimate insight into 1937 news as it offers a true window into how the world once was, reported first hand from those living at that time. Birthday Newspapers offer 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.

Headlines From 1937 Events

Not only will your newspaper be a fantastic way to discover 1937 history but it will also be a treasured gift of high sentimental value. This is made even more special with the certificate of authenticity included with every 1937 newspaper, at no extra charge. This can be personalised with not only the recipients name and the occasion but also a personal message. Add the perfect finishing touch to this special gift with one of our many stunning presentation options, ranging from commemorative keepsake folders to beautifully crafted gift boxes.

These look great but will also help to store your 1937 newspaper so that it can be referred to and enjoyed for many years to come. Not just by the person receiving it but by future generations that will enjoy sharing trips down memory lane as the 1937 pictures, headlines and news reports bring back fond memories from the past.

Newspaper 1937 Article Coverage

Please see below for a breakdown of important events that happened in 1937 which are likely to be covered in your newspaper dependent on the date selected. If you're looking for specific 1937 news headlines then please feel free to contact our archivist team who are experts when it comes to researching old newspapers from this significant period of historical interest.

Date Event
3rd January 1937The first ever science fiction convention is held in Leeds.
23rd January 1937Seventeen leading Communists go on trial in Moscow, accused of participating in a plot led by Leon Trotsky to overthrow Joseph Stalin's regime and assassinate its leaders.
21st February 1937The first successful flying car, Waldo Waterman's ‘Aerobile‘, makes its first flight.
1st April 1937Aden becomes a British Crown colony and is thus ruled as part of British India.
9th April 1937The ‘Kamikaze’ aircraft arrives at Croydon Airport in London; it is the first Japanese-built aircraft to fly to Europe.
12th May 1937The coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth takes place at Westminster Abbey.
28th May 1937 Conservative Neville Chamberlain becomes Prime Minister.
8th June 1937A solar eclipse is visible in the Pacific and Peru. It is the first total solar eclipse to exceed seven minutes in duration for over eight-hundred years.
28th July 1937The IRA attempts to assassinate King George VI with a bomb in Belfast.
26th August 1937Sino-Japanese War: Japanese aircraft attack a car carrying the ambassador of Great Britain, during a raid on Shanghai.
27th September 1937The last Bali tiger dies. Subspecies of the Bali tiger also become extinct.
5th November 1937Adolf Hitler holds a secret meeting in the Reich Chancellery and states his plans to acquire "living space" for the German people.
9th November 1937Ramsay MacDonald, former Prime Minister (b. 1866) dies at sea.
4th December 1937The first edition of “The Dandy“ is published.

21st December 1937
Walt Disney's “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs“, the first feature-length animated cartoon with sound, opens and becomes an instant hit.
28th December 1937Maurice Ravel, French composer of “Bolero“ (b. 1875) dies as a result of a brain injury caused by a car crash.
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A Newspaper From 1937

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