Pakistan declared that members of the Ahmadiyya sect were not Muslims in September 1974
The crisis following the withdrawl of most circulating banknotes in Myanmar in 1987
How Boris Pasternak's great novel Dr Zhivago came to be published in the West .
A ground-breaking new boutique opened in Swinging London in September, 1964
Writer Ken Kesey and friends drove across America experimenting with LSD in summer 1964
Rare recordings of African veterans of WW1 in East Africa
In the summer of 1978 a British woman became the last known victim of smallpox.
How doctors fitted a man with a permanent battery-operated heart in 1994
In 1954 the president of Brazil chose to die rather than submit to the military
British India was divided into two new countries - India and Pakistan - in August 1947