Peter Snow presents a history series in which stories are provided by archive newspapers
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Charles Lindbergh arrives in the UK in 1936, after his son's kidnap and murder.
The Illustrated London News of June 1842 reports on the British army's retreat from Kabul.
The Guardian, October 30, 1975. Dutch elm disease ravages the British countryside.
The Penny London Post reports on the Royal Fireworks in London's Green Park in 1749.
Peter Snow marks the seventieth anniversary of VJ Day at the end of the Second World War.
Peter Snow visits Paris to recreate the 1889 event which gave the world the Eiffel Tower.
Peter Snow uses a 1688 newspaper to describe the last successful invasion of this country.
Peter Snow looks again at the Titanic disaster via the pages of the London Evening News.
A Random Edition Special marking the 150th anniversary of the death of Prince Albert.
Peter Snow with a Random Edition Special to mark the 70th anniversary of Pearl Harbour.
Peter Snow explores a 1951 Daily Mail to bring alive the start of the Festival of Britain.
Random Edition Special to mark the 50th anniversary of Gagarin's first manned spaceflight.
Peter Snow retells the story of Charles II's Restoration via the pages of a 1660 newspaper
Peter Snow revisits the pages of The Guardian for September 4, 1939.
Royal Fireworks in London's Green Park.
Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee celebrations saw a procession through London.
Was this the day when the strikers were betrayed by their leaders?
Charles II returns to London, 11 years after his father's execution.