Short Documentary film about events around that date throughout the century.
Title reads: "This Day - March 3rd". Short Documentary film about events around that date throughout the century.
Mar 1948 - The last British troops leave India. Parade at docks as they leave Bombay.
Mar 1922 - Irish Republican Army (IRA) take over from British troops in Athlone, Ireland.
Mar 1936 - Launching of the Zeppelin airship Hindenburg in Germany.
Mar 1931 - Field Marshal Von Hindenburg inspecting troops.
Mar 1933 - Nazi parade by Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. Adolf Hitler speaks.
Mar 1925 - American distillers exporting whisky to Europe. Barrels loaded onto ship.
VS of early roadside petrol filling station.
Mar 1936 - people stunting with cars on ice covered lake in America.
Mar 1932 - Sir Malcolm Campbell breaking Speed record in Bluebird on Daytona Beach.
Mar 1925 - Grandmother Mrs Craven training for a swim across the English Channel.
VS of American students fighting in mudbath in annual event.
Mar 1933 - Various shots of President Franklin D Roosevelt around assassination attempt.
Mar 1954 - Shooting of five congressmen by three Puerto Ricans in US Congress.
Mar 1931 - Boxer Primo Carnera training.
Mar 1925 - Finnish runner Parvo Nurmi in training.
VS of Tennis player Big Bill Tilden. VS of all in wrestling bout.
Mar 1951 - Womens hockey match at Wembley. England beat Ireland 6-1.
VS of Ledo Burma being built during WWII.
Mar 1940 - Liner ship Queen Elizabeth sailing to New York from the Clyde.
Mar 1953 - Shots of Joseph Stalin at Red Square parade.
Compilation of material from the Pathe Library - Paperwork gives details of sources. Made in 1956.