In 1960 a young Englishwoman made a discovery that changed our understanding of animals
Hear from an Afghan who worked alongside UK troops in Afghanistan.
In October 1973, an Arab oil embargo caused world oil prices to rocket
Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was shot by her bodyguards on 31 October, 1984
In Oct 1964 cat-burglars carried out one of the most audacious jewel robberies ever
In 1973, the Arabs launched an attack on Israel in a war both sides claimed they'd won
In October 1975 the journalist Vladimir Herzog was killed by the secret police in Brazil.
In 1999 the leader of Turkey's Kurdish rebel group was arrested
In 1984 Ethiopia suffered one of its worst ever famines - the pictures shocked the world
In October 1986, the acclaimed Nigerian journalist, Dele Giwa, was assassinated in Lagos