History as told by the people who were there. All the programmes from 2015.
How the world waited for a potential global computer meltdown on New Year's Eve 1999
In 1935, Alexei Stakhanov, a coal miner, became a Soviet celebrity.
In 1916, the infamous holy man Grigori Rasputin, was murdered by Russian aristocrats
In 1846, a group of US pioneers were trapped in the mountains over the winter.
On Christmas Day 2003, a British space craft was due to land on Mars to look for life
A controversial new computer game designed in Scotland became a surprise hit in 1997
A former Hollywood child star remembers filming the classic Christmas movie in 1946.
In 1982 the world's best selling album was released
One of the 20th Century's most scandalous books was published in 1955
America's legendary military commander, General George Patton, died in December 1945
In 1995 the first disability rights legislation was passed by India's parliament.
The actor behind the galaxy's most famous protocol droid remembers the first Star Wars
In 1974, Ernő Rubik invented the world's best selling puzzle: the Rubik's Cube
The story of a Pakistani soldier caught up in the Bangladesh liberation war.
How Ethiopia's Emperor was almost overthrown in a bloody coup
The seminal alternative rock band play their first gig at a high school in New Jersey.
In 1965, three KKK members were convicted of conspiring to kill a civil rights activist
After the Taliban lost control of Afghanistan in 2001 the hunt for Osama bin Laden began.
Thousands of British and Indian troops spent five months trapped in Kut, Iraq in WW1
In 1984 a group of lesbians and gay men organised to support striking coal-miners.
Thousands of Cuban troops fought with Angola's Marxist government forces in the civil war
On 3 December 1967, two brothers carried out the first heart transplant operation
How one US Navy mechanic made it through the surprise Japanese attack on his Pacific base
How a devastating air raid on Bari during WW2 led to the deadly release of mustard gas