The Burmese independence leader was born on February 13th 1915
On February 13th 1945 the Allies began a series of air raids against the German city.
In the late 1950s thousands of people in Japan were poisoned by industrial waste
Finland's desperate fight for survival against the might of the Soviet Union in 1940.
In 1955 apartheid South Africa evicted people from a multi-racial area of Johannesburg
In 1993 a message arrived in London which kickstarted the Northern Ireland Peace Process.
Four young black men protested against racial segregation in North Carolina in Feb 1960.
In January 1990 the global fast food giant opened its first restaurant in the USSR
The first spy of the Cold War, Klaus Fuchs, gave the West's nuclear secrets to Moscow
Memories of the English analytic philosopher and political activist using BBC archive.