In the 1990s, President Alberto Fujimori launched a family planning programme in Peru.
On October 6th 1981, Egyptian president Anwar Sadat was killed by army officers.
The writers and artists who took part in cultural missions during the Spanish Civil War.
In 1999, after 20 years of restoration work, the masterpiece was revealed to the public.
It is 45 years since the multibillion-dollar coffee company opened in Seattle in the USA.
On 1 July 2004, Saddam Hussein made his first appearance in a Baghdad courtroom.
A look back at the career of the German Chancellor before she became a politician.
In June 1997, astronauts on the Mir space station faced disaster after a collision.
A Soviet story of heroic feats of bravery during WWII... that could not have happened.
The first time 'date rape' hit the headlines in the USA.