In the 1930s Hitler began to rebuild Germany's air force.
It is 40 years since the blockbuster movie about a man-eating shark was released
In 1944 the International Red Cross was allowed into Theresienstadt concentration camp
On 1 July 1989, 150 dancers set off on a demonstration for 'peace, love and pancakes'
A childhood illness left Helen Keller deaf and blind - but she still learned to speak
On June 27th 1975 Greenpeace activists launched their first direct action against whalers
The acclaimed American author died on 19 June 2015, aged 90
In June 1948 Marshal Tito shocked the world by shunning his former Soviet ally, Stalin.
On 23 June 1985 a passenger plane was blown out of the sky by Sikh extremists
In 1987 Diane Abbott became the first black woman elected to the British Parliament