Twelve years ago, the Crown Prince of Nepal massacred his family at the royal palace
Two Maids of Honour remember the crowning of Queen Elizabeth the Second in London in 1953.
Eighty years ago, Franklin D Roosevelt promised to rescue the US from the Great Depression
How Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tensing conquered the world's highest mountain in 1953.
100 years ago, the premiere of a Stravinsky ballet caused a riot in Paris.
A film-maker remembers the flamboyant pianist and entertainer immortalised in a new film.
A senior UN official recalls Israel's hasty withdrawl from southern Lebanon in 2000.
The leaders of 32 newly-independent African countries met to discuss uniting the continent
The scandal which lead to President Richard Nixon standing down 40 years ago
It is 35 years since the Italian Prime Minister, Aldo Moro was found dead in a car in Rome