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