History as told by the people who were there.
Angela Merkel rose to power in German politics after the fall of her mentor, Helmut Kohl.
Ramiro Osorio Cristales was five when his family was massacred by the Guatemalan army.
A catastrophic earthquake hit northern Armenia on December 7th 1988, hear from a survivor
On 4 December 1977 Jean-Bédel Bokassa was crowned Emperor of the Central African Republic
At the end of WW2 much of Germany's capital had been destroyed. Women helped clear it up.
Fri 30 Nov 2018
In November 1994, Norwegians voted in a referendum not to join the European Union
Thu 29 Nov 2018
The fossil find in 1923 in Mongolia helped to prove that dinosaurs hatched their young.
Wed 28 Nov 2018
In 1982, Terrence Higgins became the first known British victim of HIV/AIDS.
Tue 27 Nov 2018
Memories of the bloody Antarctic industry which left whales on the brink of extinction.
Mon 26 Nov 2018
When Iraq's marshes became a hiding place for rebels, Saddam Hussein destroyed them.
Fri 23 Nov 2018
Four years after Stalin's death, Moscow threw a festival for 30,000 foreign students.
Thu 22 Nov 2018
The Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat died in November 2004
Wed 21 Nov 2018
What did Lee Harvey Oswald do for two years in the Soviet city of Minsk?
Tue 20 Nov 2018
How hundreds of thousands of Mexicans were hired to work legally in US farms.
Mon 19 Nov 2018
Recorded memories of the funeral in 1852 of the Duke of Wellington who defeated Napoleon.
Fri 16 Nov 2018
For decades disabled people in the UK were offered tiny, three-wheeled, turquoise cars
Thu 15 Nov 2018
Fanatics killed Japanese immigrants who accepted that Japan had surrendered in WW2.
Wed 14 Nov 2018
Iranians stormed the US embassy in Iran in November 79 after America allowed in the Shah
Tue 13 Nov 2018
A young woman's rare account of Jewish life in imperial Russia.
Mon 12 Nov 2018
Writer Marcelo Rubens Paiva remembers the day his father was taken by the military.
Thu 8 Nov 2018
Eyewitness accounts of the collapse of Germany in the final weeks of war in November 1918
Wed 7 Nov 2018
Thousands of women volunteered for war work during WW1. Hear archive from one of them.
Tue 6 Nov 2018
Thousands of East Africans were conscripted to fight for Britain and Germany during WW1
Mon 5 Nov 2018
It was one of the battles which symbolised the horror and futility of WW1
Fri 2 Nov 2018
Nora Krug investigated Nazi attacks in her hometown in Germany on 9 November 1938
Thu 1 Nov 2018
In November 1968 a young activist hit Germany's leader to draw attention to his Nazi past
Wed 31 Oct 2018
How a love affair between the Queen's sister and Captain Peter Townsend gripped Britain.
Tue 30 Oct 2018
Memories of the radical African American leader, Eldridge Cleaver.
Mon 29 Oct 2018
KGB defector Vasili Mitrokhin's top secret archive was smuggled to Britain in 1992
Fri 26 Oct 2018
An eyewitness account of a discovery that changed Nigerian history
Looking back at almost six years of global conflict, from Hiroshima to the Holocaust
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From the Bolshevik takeover of 1917 to the break-up of the Soviet Union
Events from history when animals took centre stage
Stories of endurance, world records and remarkable athletes
The communities, politics, leaders and events that have shaped Africa
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