Portuguese soldiers raided the independent West African nation of Guinea in 1970
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In November 1943 Stalin, Roosevelt and Churchill all met together to discuss WW2
The 1970s road safety campaign which changed the face of the Netherlands.
In 1936 socialite Ruth Harkness and her guide captured a panda cub and took it to the US
How a preoccupation with coffee became the inspiration for the first webcam in 1993
'I would love to be one of them now' says Carole Ann Ford, the Doctor's first companion
In 1974, bombs exploded at two busy pubs in Birmingham, killing 21 - the IRA were blamed
In 1995, writer Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight Ogoni rights activists were executed in Nigeria
Before he shot President Kennedy, Oswald spent two and a half mysterious years in Minsk
In November 1978 an American cult leader ordered more than 900 people to kill themselves.
Red Cross doctors tried to help casualties from both sides in Yemen in the 1960s.
In 1984 doctors in California tried a revolutionary operation on a two-week-old baby.
In 1982, the boxer Deuk-Koo Kim died of brain damage after a world title fight
In November 1933, one of the first big dust-storms hit central United States
On November 11th 1918 at 11am, the guns of World War One finally fell silent.
In 1979 a train carrying tonnes of dangerous chemicals crashed in Canada
In November 1953 Welsh poet Dylan Thomas died in New York aged just thirty-nine.
In 1975 hundreds of thousands of Moroccans marched into disputed territory in the desert.
In 1963 southern Africa's first multi-racial school opened in Swaziland.
In 1937, the Nazis staged an exhibition to ridicule modern art - it was seen by millions
In 1953 the first phone helpline for people considering suicide was set up in London