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.
Penguins at London Zoo Source Krista Madden Arthur Coulston and Betty Kirby-Green complete their record breaking flight from South Africa to Croydon Airport, 1937 Source Burberry Westminster Underground station, 1937 Source Old London The Lyceum Theatre in the Strand. Source The Ripper Laurence Olivier playing Iago in Othello, Old Vic Source Vamuseum 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 Billingsgate, 1937 Source London Life Women clash with policemen beside a barricade after riots broke out at a fascist rally Source Old London Waterloo Station, Milk Bar Source Rob Baker Waterloo Station 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 St Pancras station, Arsenal fans, 1937 Source Stpancrasinternational Battersea Power Station, 1937 Source Lambeth Walker Odeon Cinema, Parsons Hill, Woolwich, London, 1937 Source Pinterest Gracie Fields sings to the workers at the Prince of Wales Theatre, London Source Davenant A windy evening on London Bridge, 1937 Source Rob Baker Cambridge Circus, Charing Cross Road in 1937 Source Amateur Casual Cycle engineer riding the world's smallest bicycle through the city of London Source Lost in History Hampstead Heath fair, 1937 Source London Life The first live televised football match; between Arsenal and Arsenal Reserves. London Source Lost in History British Museum underground station, 1937 Source Old London Whitehall Source Old London
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