In February 1941, a ship carrying nearly 30,000 cases of whisky was wrecked in Scotland.
The rise and fall of a New York graffiti artist
Sandinista 'Daniel Alegria' on the brutal fight with US-backed Contra rebels in Nicaragua
On 13 February 1974 the Russian dissident writer was sent into exile in the West
In 1979, the Islamic Revolution changed Iranian women's lives forever.
In 2004, the US began to realise Saddam Hussein may not have been stockpiling WMDs
In 1939 tension was growing in Europe, over Nazi Germany's expansionist plans
On 7 February 1964 the pop group the Beatles were met by hysterical crowds in the USA
In 1946 tens of thousands of British women went to Canada on the first 'war brides' ship
In February 1944, the first electronic computer began attacking coded Nazi messages