1937 was the year of union jack-waving street parties for King George VI's coronation, the first ever televised football match between Arsenal and Arsenal Reserves, and the introduction of the 999 emergency phone line.
Cycle engineer riding the world's smallest bicycle through the city of London Source Lost in History Gracie Fields sings to the workers at the Prince of Wales Theatre, London Source Davenant Odeon Cinema, Parsons Hill, Woolwich, London, 1937 Source Pinterest Billingsgate, 1937 Source London Life Whitehall Source Old London The Royal Navy submarine HMS Starfish passes Tower Bridge in London on its way to St Katharine's Dock, 7 May Source Bbc A windy evening on London Bridge, 1937 Source Rob Baker In 1937 a Mitsubishi Kamikaze-g aircraft landed at Croydon Airport. It was the first Japanese-built aircraft to fly from Japan to Europe Source Londonhistorian The Lyceum Theatre in the Strand. Source The Ripper Cambridge Circus, Charing Cross Road in 1937 Source Amateur Casual Battersea Power Station, 1937 Source Lambeth Walker Laurence Olivier playing Iago in Othello, Old Vic Source Vamuseum Waterloo Station, Milk Bar Source Rob Baker St Pancras station, Arsenal fans, 1937 Source Stpancrasinternational British Museum underground station, 1937 Source Old London Westminster Underground station, 1937 Source Old London Hampstead Heath fair, 1937 Source London Life Waterloo Station Source Old London Penguins at London Zoo Source Krista Madden Women clash with policemen beside a barricade after riots broke out at a fascist rally Source Old London Arthur Coulston and Betty Kirby-Green complete their record breaking flight from South Africa to Croydon Airport, 1937 Source Burberry The first live televised football match; between Arsenal and Arsenal Reserves. London Source Lost in History
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