Title reads: "This Day - April 8th". Short Documentary film about events around that date throughout the century.
Apr 1933 - President Franklin D Roosevelt repeals prohibition. Legal deliveries of alcohol to Governor of New York Al Smith. Shots of beer drinking.
Apr 1931 - American airship...
Ocean liner, 'Orcades', is launched at Barrow-in-Furness.
People paying last tribute to Dick Sheppard, vicar of St. Martin in the Field and canon of St. Paul.
The submarine 'Oxley' sets off on trials from Barrow in Furness
A story about the maiden flight of the new air ship the R. 80
At Barrow-in-Furness, the Navy's new submarine "Explorer" is launched.
A Navy trail shows how quickly a laid up ship can be taken out of its "cocoon".
Footage of new 'drive in' bank in Watford, Hertfordshire.
Army fire services practice manoeuvres and routine exercises.