It is fifty years since the suicide of American poet Sylvia Plath
In February 1992 a group of Venezuelan army officers staged a coup, among them Hugo Chavez
In 2008 the Australian Prime Minister apologised for the treatment of Aborigines
It is 30 years since the Derby winner was abducted from a stud farm in Ireland.
The great French writer remembered by one of his friends and by his faithful maid.
Thirty years ago, Nigeria expelled up to 2 million African migrants. Most were Ghanaian
Survivors relive the tragedy of the arms dump explosion in Lagos, Nigeria, 2002
How the young Tsar's visit to 17th Century England inspired him to modernise Russia
It is 70 years since German troops lost their battle to take the Soviet industrial city.
How millions of Indians mourned the death of Mahatma Gandhi