Animal Farm was an allegory about the dangers of Soviet communism and of Joseph Stalin.
The summer of 1983 saw a major breakthrough in the treatment of facial deformities.
The racial disturbances in west London which shocked Britain in 1958.
A home for asylum seekers was set on fire in the German city of Rostock in August 1992
Veterans tell the story of how medical care dealt with the horrors of WW1
How an ophthalmologist and a dermatologist discovered that a toxin could stop wrinkles
A German court put Nazi war criminals on trial 20 years after the end of World War Two
The "Bard of Bengal" died on August the 7th 1941.
In August 1974, Turkish troops invaded Cyprus for a second time cutting the island in two
The English-language newspaper was credited with standing up to Argentina's dictatorship.
In the 1990s Nike got a bad name after being linked to sweatshops in Asia.
How East Germans went naked on the beaches despite official communist party disapproval.
"We begin bombing in five minutes" said the US President in 1984. But he was only joking
The "lady with the lamp" died on August 13th 1910.
Exactly a year before Indian independence there were deadly riots in the city of Calcutta
The acclaimed Palestinian cartoonist was gunned down in London in 1987
Charles Moore recalls how he came across the world's largest floating rubbish dump.
In 2000 the US led a major effort to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
In July 1999, the Chinese government banned the spiritual movement Falun Gong
In 1977 a state hospital near Paris began quietly changing the way women gave birth.
Croatian fascists killed Serbs, Jews and Roma people in Jasenovac camp during WW2.
Remembering Argentina's controversial First Lady Eva Peron, who died on July 26 1952.
In the 1970s, deep sea divers were at the sharp end of the North Sea oil boom
The Chinese civil war remembered by the Nationalist leader's former chief aide.
Hear one man's story of living in fear before 1967 when Britain legalised homosexuality
In the 1960s, many Soviet families moved to a flat of their own for the first time.
In July 1967 there was a breakthrough for the Welsh language.
How American military PSYOP teams waged war in Vietnam in the 1960s
In summer 1932, thousands of American First World War veterans marched on Washington
In July 1997 the Italian fashion designer was shot on the steps of his Florida mansion.