The story of our times told by the people who were there.
In April 1999 Nato bombed the Serbian state TV station in Belgrade, killing 16 people.
In April 1945 one of the most successful musicals of all time premiered on Broadway.
On April 19 1995 a huge truck bomb killed 168 people in a government building in the USA.
He was the young working class playwright who changed British theatre.
In April 1992, the main black street gangs in Los Angeles started a historic truce.
In April 1905 the arrival of a passenger train put Letchworth Garden City on the map
In April 1975 the four-year rule of the brutal Khmer Rouge began in Cambodia.
On 10 April 1964, famously eccentric pianist Glenn Gould gave his last live performance
In 1980 a film about a public execution caused a row between Britain and Saudi Arabia
In 1975, Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi declared a state of emergency
In 1979 Tanzanian troops invaded Uganda and ousted its brutal dictator.
In April 1968 cities across America were rocked by race riots.
In April 1948 the US agreed to spend millions of dollars on rebuilding post-war Europe.
In 1977 the worst ever air accident took place when two jumbo jets collided in Tenerife.
In 1943, during WW2, famine stuck Bengal in British-run India, killing millions.
In March 1974 farmers uncovered an intricately carved clay head whilst digging a well
In March 2004 Ireland banned smoking in the workplace
In March 1995 Latino popstar Selena was shot dead in a Texas motel.
In March 1963 the British government announced plans to slash the country's rail network
In 1969 John Lennon of the Beatles and his new wife Yoko Ono staged a bed-in for peace
Professor Denny Mitchison was a pioneer in the search for a cure for tuberculosis.
The story of the Black Box flight recorder and the man behind it, David Warren
In March 1962, a ceasefire was agreed in the Algerian war for independence from France
How a student helped East Berliners escape Communism in the boot of a diplomat's car
In March 1969, Golda Meir became Israel's first female prime minister
Thieves bluff their way into a Boston museum, stealing art worth around $500 million
How a play 'The Romans in Britain' caused a scandal in London's National Theatre in 1982