Striking workers and students filled the streets calling for an end to British rule.
Drummer Jimmy Cobb recalls playing with Miles Davis on the album that changed jazz forever
In October 2006, the campaigning Russian journalist was shot outside her Moscow flat.
In 1976, schoolchildren marched in protest at the apartheid regime in South Africa.
Only one person voted against giving the US president extra powers after 9/11: Barbara Lee
In October 1967, the Marxist revolutionary was captured and killed in Bolivia.
Massive demonstrations in the East German city heralded the fall of the Berlin Wall.
In 1964, author Ken Kesey led a group of friends on a psychedelic road trip across the USA
Chinese leader Mao Zedong died on 9 September 1976. Sidney Rittenberg knew him well.
The murder of 35 people by one gunman led to sweeping changes in Australia's gun laws.